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It’s Over Now
© 2004 Jason Johnston

Well it’s over now, wish I’d seen it coming
Guess it’s like the train you hear
But can’t understand it’s rumbling

It’s tumbling, like a weed down a dusty path
Guess I could chase it
But it’s slipped beyond my grasp

So I take a long gasp, as I figure out my plan
It’s been a little clearer
Since I took a harder stand

When I take all I can, seems there's one more thing learn
There's a lesson in the fire, and a telling in their words

--- break ---

Though the arrows sting and burn, It's the cost o f honesty
There's another way but it's the truth that sets men free

And the fog is all I see, wrestling with the constant hour
Looking for a minute I can stop and smell the flowers

But all I smell is this here coward, who lets it all just go on past
So I’m left here all alone
Catching tears in an empty glass...


from 100 Stories Vol. 1, released November 1, 2011


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Jason Paul Johnston Lexington, Kentucky

Jason is the son of a preacher from the Great White North (Canada) and a music teacher from Tennessee, giving his muse northern and southern winds. Jason released his first album "Willows Motel" in 2009. It was an americana inspired album of eleven originals and one old gospel tune. Jason is now working on a series of follow-up albums: 100 Stories Volumes 1-10 ... more

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