The Nightmare

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Stevie Nicks

Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums. She was deemed "The Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll"… more »

Thrown down through the arms of sleep 
She fell through the ivory morning
Deep into the waters 
Of the one she called love
She paled in the wake
Of what some call a dream 
But, you cannot know a dream 
Till you've known the nightmare 

When I stood with you against the storm 
And I tried once again 
Well, I said, "I'd like to leave you
With something warm"
How many times  Drowning in the sea
 Drowning 
That was when the dream took her prisoner 
And she knew the dream was over
But, the nightmare was not over
 Still some call that a dream 
The nightmare... the nightmare 

Well, you cannot know a dream 
When you turn away
You don't know
You'll never care
The night is not your friend 
And you have not had her
And when the nightmare ends
But, you never understand
When you're gone
She wakes up calling out
Oh, calling out
As children may cry as she will

Anytime, oh, anywhere  Blinded by the light of the day
She has known the nightmare 

So about the moon and her sisters 
How dare he take them prisoner 
Well, if she had flung out her heart against him
Then in all of her wisdom 
Oh, well that was a mystery 

That was when the dream took her prisoner 
And she knew the dream was over
But the nightmare was not over
 Somewhere in her ancient ways
She walks through the night 
And then she tries to get through the day
Some will never know
Or share any kind of dream 

The nightmare 
This is not the world 
This is not the world 
This is not the world 
The nightmare 
She wants him to fight, anytime, anywhere 
She wants him to stand up
She wants him to win
This is not the world 
This is not the world 
This is not the real world  Blinded by the light of the day
 Blinded by the light 
She was blinded by the light of the day
 Blinded by the day

Written by: STEVIE NICKS, CHRIS NICKS

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The Nightmare