Lightning Strike

 

The difference a day makes takes the wind right out of me

Iím trying to exhale and let the life in me be free

Lottery is up and no oneís out there calling on me

The road ends abruptly and itís all too clear to see

Time to make a run toward more obscurity

In a flash, in an instant Ė I will be

 

Thought life would be fair and pay a dividend to me

Stood by with a hand out and only kindness came for free

Marched on with a bass drum and a cadence set by me

Paradeís done and the sweeper wonít be cleaning up what you see

Time to make a run and goad reality

In a flash, in an instant Ė I will be

 

A good storm rolls on through the southeast every day

Iím finding a lightning strike

And getting out in the way

Luck comes to those who work not gamblers so they say

Iím taking the odds

Iím stalking a lightning strike

And calling it out today

 

Iím gathered here today to contemplate the likes of me

Not thinking about the past or the stuff I got for free

Just gaming and concentrating on getting away from me

Focusing on whatís ahead instead of what you see

Time to make a run and bring the sky on down to me

In a flash, in an instant Ė I will be

 

A good storm rolls on through the southeast every day

Iím finding a lightning strike

And getting out in the way

Luck comes to those who work not gamblers so they say

Iím playing the odds

Iím stalking a lightning strike

And calling it out today