Bill Roper (billroper) wrote,
Bill Roper


I think this song is done. I sang it in the circle at Chambanacon at least.

On the other hand, I reserve the right to revise and extend. :)

Words and Music: Bill Roper
Copyright 2009


I want to live in a world full of wonders.
I want to look for the man who can fly.
I want a ring that can grant all my wishes,
Want to wear it as I soar through the sky.
I want to be the man who’s faster than lightning.
I want to travel on a teleport beam.
I want to be the man that villains find frightening
And know that heroes are just what they seem.

But the world outside my window
Is a darker place than I want to see.
The men who write the spin know
And they tell you you’re a fool if you want to believe.
Still I think that sooner or later, we’re gonna have to find some new dreams
If we want to fix a world that is coming apart at the seams.

Now I’m looking for some wonders
When wonders aren’t that easy to find.
I add up all the blunders
And I run around in rings till I’m losing my mind.
So I’m searching through the systems and doing what the data demands,
‘Cause we’ve got to get a grip on the wonders we hold in our hands.

We’ve more than any race
That’s lived here in this place –
More power than the pharaohs could command.
At work, at home, at play,
We make miracles each day
And write the name of man across the land.

Now the dark side of the Earth
Is shining with the light made by man.
The world has given birth
And now it’s just a matter of deciding we can
Take the wonders we have mastered and the wonders we have yet to behold
‘Cause I want to see that wonderful world before I get old.

I want to live in a world full of wonders.
I want to live in a world full of wonders.
I want to live in a world full of wonders.
Tags: cons, filk, lyrics, musings

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