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In Case it was a Dream

In Case it was a Dream
Written for Shawna Russell
By Cheryl Standage – 10/24/2009

It was no surprise as the words caught my eyes.
My heart soon followed as I heard the sound.
Was I in a dream and was this just for fun,
Or had the story of my life just begun?

The days were long but I didn’t even notice.
From dawn to dusk was but a moment.
What I saw from the stage was not a dream.
It was my life for that second it would seem.

But soon I found, I was country music bound.
And the days moved on and on.
And the days moved on and on.

I turned in my books for wheels so fast;
In case it was a dream and didn’t last.
And the days moved on and on.
And the days moved on and on.

Now the light is much brighter ahead.
For the wheels keep turning, but the light is never red.
What started as a favor to perform for some,
Became the passion I would soon become.

It was there from the beginning.
I knew it from the start.
It was on the faces of my family
and it was deep in my heart.

And the days moved on and on.
And the days moved on and on.
I turned in my books for wheels so fast;
In case it was a dream and didn’t last.

My dream is a reality that I know and love.
The strength to pursue came from the Father above,
And a hand full of family and friends,
Creating a dream that never ends.

From Henryetta to Nashville the wheels still turn,
But the jet is not so slow and I’m quicker to learn.
The crowd’s grown much larger and the stage has been set.
The girl in the beginning is a woman who’s not through, yet.

And the days move on and on. And the days move on and on.

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