Today has been a big day full of stress, contracts, jobs, and too much thinking about money. I took a minute to decompress and I came across this video of a music theatre song I love by composer Craig Carnelia.
I had always liked the song but it was about a year ago now that I heard it again and it seemed like I was listening to it for the first time.
Sung by 3 amazingly gifted young artists from the FSU music theatre program. On top of being an incredible song, these ladies make me honored to call myself an alum of this program.
Enjoy the lyrics as well as the video...
Let me run through a field in the night
Let me lift from the ground till my soul is in flight
Let me sway like the shade of a tree
Let me swirl like a cloud in a storm on the sea
Wish me on my way, through the dawning day
I wanna flow, wanna rise, wanna spill,
Wanna grow in a grove on the side of a hill
I don't care if the train runs late, if the checks don't clear, if the house blows down
I'll be off where the weeds run wild
Where the seeds fall far from this Earth-bound town,
And I'll start to soar, watch me rain till I pour
I'll catch a ship that'll sail me astray
Get caught in the rain I'll just have to obey
Till I'm flying away
Let me leave behind all the clouds in my mind
I wanna wake without wondering why,
Finding myself in a burst for the sky
I'll just roll, let me lose all control
I wanna float like a wish in a well,
Free as the sound of the Sea in a shell
I don't know but maybe I'm just a fool,
I should keep to the ground,
I should stay where I'm at
Maybe everyone has hunger like this,
And the hunger will pass,
But I can't think like that
All I know is that somewhere through a clearing, there's a gleam of sunlight on a river long and wide, and I have such a river inside
Let me run through a field in the night,
Let me lift from the ground till my soul is in flight,
Let me sway like the shade of a tree,
Let me swirl like a cloud in a storm on the Sea,
Wish me on my way, through the dawning day,
I wanna flow, wanna rise, wanna spill, wanna grow on the side of a hill
Wanna shift like a wave rollin on, wanna drift from the path I've been travling upon,
Before i am gone.
I hope this video makes you exhale like it does for me... :)
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