Root and the Faraway

Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
Hey-ey-ah
The leaf and the grey
Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
The fearless will dream
Of the end of today

The root cannot dream
Of a land all in green
Yet it stakes the canopy strong
A man in the world
Given visions to hold
Only breaks that which he belongs

What’s in a word
While hanging from a string
Yet silence can hurt
So we sing

Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
Hey-ey-ah
The leaf and the grey
Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
The fearless will dream
Of the end of today

A vision revealed
Bare flesh in a field
Is it near or so faraway
The sights that we’ve seen
Contextually obscene
Telling nature we must disobey

Standing up
When we are called
Or living a life
At a crawl

Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
Hey-ey-ah
The leaf and the grey
Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
The fearless will dream
Of the end of today

The root cannot dream
Of the visions of green
So close, so far away

Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
Hey-ey-ah
The leaf and the grey
Hey-ey-ah
The root and the faraway
The fearless will dream
Of the end of today