For The Boy

from by Emily Riddle

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It was bright and it was burning
the fire in his chest
he was smart and he was cunning
he thought deeper than the rest
It was sweet and it was warm
The spirit in his eyes
I guess some things have to die
to grow up farther

When you take something pretty
and you throw it in the mud
It might break and loose its blood
and lay there silent
But it is not the end, he can make it live again
give him time to define what he is missing
And someday the boy will breathe enough to cry

You see him rough you see him cold
He's someone you don't know
He's become hard and become bold
For reasons he wont show
You wonder how to make him change
But you know its not your place
So you keep loving, waiting for the day


from Let It Shine, released October 18, 2011
Written by Emily Riddle
© 2011 Tent Peg Music/BMI (Admin. by Music Services)



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Emily Riddle continues to delight an ever growing fan base, and she has raised the bar with sophomore album "Let It Shine". With whimsical, folksy arrangements and innocent, buttery vocals Emily once again proves she is an ongoing wellspring of great music as her smart, honest, heart-grabbing themes continue to captivate a very diverse audience. Her lyrics are wise beyond her years. ... more

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