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WHEN I WAKE UP FROM THIS NIGHT   
©1993  Sally Fingerett, Green Fingers Music, BMI

Every night at eight o’clock, we lay our heads for pillow talk
Hey mom, tell me true, let me ask these things of you

When I wake up from this night, will there be a morning
Will the sun be shining bright - what will I find dawning
When I wake up from this night, will there be a forest
Will the selfish greedy ones, take the big trees from us

When I wake, will the rain stop coming
When I wake, will the sun stop shining
When I wake, will the gardens growing
Stop from loving me - tell me please

When I wake up from this night, will I be awaken
By sirens from a nuclear sight, accidents can happen
When I wake up from this night, will there be tomorrow
Will the earth have had enough - enough of all this sorrow

When I wake, will there be oceans    
When I wake, will I still be frightened
When I wake, will there be horizons
That I cannot see - tell me please

When I wake up from this night, oh tell me
Who on earth is gonna make it right
When I wake up from this night

Here I lay right beside my daughter
In my soul I’ve journeyed to protect her
More than that it’s my job to teach her
How to love this land - I take her hand I say

When you wake up from this night, yes there’ll be a morning
The sun’s gonna be shining bright with new ideas dawning
And when you wake up from this night, we’ll start a new beginning
We’ll show the earth her due respect create new laws for living

When you wake, we’re gonna work together
When you wake, we’re gonna start all over
When you wake, we’ll take back forever
We will rise up strong - we don’t have long

When you wake up from this night, oh darlin’
You and I are gonna make it right
When we wake up from this night

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