Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.


You Wont Be There - Lyrics by Alan Parson Project, The


Lyrics

(lead vocal - dave townsend)

Show me a promised land and i will go anywhere
And if you ask me to take my time i'll wait for years
I'll hold on though the whole world tells me i'm wrong
Someday, someday
But it seems so long

Ask me to prove my love and i will do anything
So if they turn off the light of the sun why should i care
I'll hold on thought the whole world tells me i'm wrong
Then in the morning as you leave me
You touch my hand to show how much you care
But just when i need you
You won't be there

I'll hold on but i need a shoulder to lean on
Why if you love me must you leave me
Why are you going anywhere
Why must our love be something in the air
Cause just when i need you
You won't be there
You won't be there