Been Down So Long - Jewel

The sun sets across the ocean
I'm a thousand miles from anywhere
And my pocketbook and my heart
Both just got stolen
And the sun act like she don't even care.
The wind blows cold when you reach the top
Feels like somebody's face is stuck to the bottom of my shoe
Got a plastic Jesus and a cordless phone for every corner of my room
Got everybody but you telling me what to do.

Well I've been down so long
It can't be that much longer still
And I've been down for so long
That the end must be drawing near.

I looked to everybody but me
To answer my prayers
Until I found an angel in the bathroom
Who said she didn't see anybody worth saving anywhere.

And the blind man said,
"Simple, like flipping a coin
Don't matter what side it lands on
So long as it's somebody else's dime".

Cause if you're the top of the bottom it all feels the same
We live out of fear if we're too rich or we're too poor.
Guess all I can do is muster up some change and a little bit of faith
And take some dignity when I walk through this door.

Well I've been down so long
It can't be that much longer still
And I've been down for so long
That the end must be drawing near.

Gonna take a trip
Catch a train,
Got a ticket in my hand
And then a fat man takes my money.

And like cattle we all stand
I'm just a faceless body lost in this vast and worthless sea
With a thousand people I do not know
But really they are no different from me.

They all have passion
They all have fear
They all have intense confusion
And no sweet moments that are clear.

They all have aspirations
High hopes and dreams
And really they are alone
Like me.

Well I've been down so long
It can't be that much longer still
And I've been down for so long
That the end must be drawing near.

We've been down so long
It can't be that much longer still
We've been down so long
That the end must be
The end must be
The end must be drawing near.

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