Goodbye Alice in Wonderland

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Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. more »

It's four in the afternoon 
I'm on a flight leaving L.A.
 Trying to think about my life
My youth scattered along the highway 

 Hotel rooms and headlines 
I've made a living with a song
Just a guitar as my companion  Wanting desperately to belong 

Fame is filled with spoiled children
They grow fat on fantasy 
I guess that's why I'm leaving 
I crave reality

So goodbye Alice in Wonderland  Goodbye yellow brick road
 There is a difference between dreaming and pretending 
I did not find paradise 
It was only a reflection of my lonely mind searching 
For what was missing in my life

I'm embarrassed to say the rest is a rock and roll cliche 
I hit the bottom when I reached the top
I never knew it was you who was breaking my heart 
I thought you had to love me
You did not

Yes a heart can hallucinate 
If it's completely starved for love
Can even make monsters seem like
 Angels from above 

You forged my love like a weapon 
And turned it against me like a knife 
You broke my last heart-string
But you opened up my eyes

So goodbye Alice in Wonderland  Goodbye yellow brick road
 There is a difference between dreaming and pretending 
That was not love in your eyes
It was only a reflection of my lonely mind wanting 
What was missing in my life

 Dreaming is a good thing cause it brings new things to life
 Pretending is an ending that perpetuates a lie
 Forgetting what you are
 Seeing for what you've been told
And growing up is not the absence of dreaming 
It's being able to understand the difference between the ones you can hold
And the ones that you've been sold

Well, truth is stranger than fiction 
And this is my chance to get it right 
Life is much better without all of your pretty lies

So Goodbye Alice in Wonderland 
You can keep your yellow brick road
 Cause there is a difference between dreaming and pretending 
That was not love in your eyes
It was only a reflection of my lonely mind wanting 
It was only a reflection of my lonely mind wishing 
That you were what was missing from my life

Written by: JEWEL KILCHER

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