18th Floor Balcony
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I close my eyes and I smile
Knowing that everything is all right
To the core
Close that door
Is this happening?
My breath is on your hair
I'm unaware that you opened the blinds
And let the city in
God, you held my hand
As we stand
Taking in everything

Chorus:
And I knew it from the start
So my arms are open wide
Your head is on my stomach
And we're trying so hard not to fall asleep
But here we are
On this 18th floor balcony
We're both flying away

We talked about moms and dads
About family pasts
Getting to know where we came from
Our hearts were on display
For all to see
I can't believe this is happening to me
And I raised my hand
As if to show you that I was yours
That I was so yours for the taking
I'm still so yours for the taking
And that's when I felt the wind pick up
I grabbed the rail while choking up
These words to say and then you kissed me

Chorus:
Yeah, I knew it from the start
So my arms are open wide
Your head is on my stomach
And we're, we're trying so hard not to fall asleep
But here we are
On this 18th floor balcony

Chorus:
And I knew it from the start
My arms are open wide
Your head is on my stomach
And we're, we're trying so hard not to fall asleep
Here we are
On this 18th floor balcony
We're both flying away

Then I'll try to sleep
To keep you in my dreams
So I can bring you home with me
And I'll try to sleep
And keeping you in my dreams

Chorus:
I knew it from the start
My arms are open wide
Your head is on my stomach
We're not going to sleep
But here we are
On this 18th floor balcony
We're both
Ryan, make it snow
18th Floor Balcony is a beautiful Blue October song, introduced live.  It appears on the DVD part of the live recording Argue With A Tree, though it was left off of the double CD.  A new version will be on the album, Foiled, coming out in March 2006.
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