Opposite Tables Lyrics

John Denver


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: John Denver
album: Track 2 in album Seasons of the Heart
release date: 1982-2
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genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Country
length: 3:56

Cover Art

John Denver Seasons of the Heart cover art
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Father on father please hear me
My song is a cry of desperation
All of the words I hear
Have lost their meaning

My life is a well of confusion
Drowned out by the sound of the lost and lonely
Only the voice inside
Speaks your name to me

If they only knew the things that I know
If they only could see the things that I see

My brothers at opposite tables
Like fire and water against each other
Only a fool can't see
The obvious ending

Are we as ashes to wildwood
Is life just a fire that can only consume us
Is there no vision of love
To bind us together

If they only knew the things that I know
If they only could see the things that I see


Track Listing

  • 1 Seasons of the Heart
  • 2 Opposite Tables
  • 3 Relatively Speaking
  • 4 Dreams
  • 5 Nothing but a Breeze
  • 6 What One Man Can Do
  • 7 Shanghai Breezes
  • 8 Islands
  • 9 Heart to Heart
  • 10 Perhaps Love
  • 11 Children of the Universe