I wish that things were simple But still had shades of gray. I wish that things were simple For each of us Each day I wish that things were simple That our intentions were kept clear I wish that things were simple No need to be all weird
But things are not so simple So what will come to pass? Does hope become tarnished While reality dims our world at last? I personally don't think so I think simplicity is good. That it keeps things in order And over time that it should
Pave the way for certainty That love will be for sure That even though we have less wealth Simplicity is not obscure That people will not think twice About their fellow men That they will reach out for one another And fill their empty hands
I think I am this simple This lie I know is true If passion for life is My bank account Complication does not accrue And when I look back on my life And ponder where it has gone I know I'll smile real, real wide Because no matter how dark it gets The sun is always on...