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When you go you want to stay
You’re wondering if it’s okay
You’re figuring out which way
Is the right way

No matter what you do
It’s changing all the time
To keep the system online
You seem to be a lost guide

Sometimes it seems as though you’re walking through this life blind

10 steps backwards and 1 step forward is the progression line


Yet there’s a flow that some people speak of
They seem to float on
Like they’re right on

Yet when you try to find what they’re doing
It is a lost cause you get more lost

They say they’re living in the simple mystery
When you ask them how to follow the way
They say it’s free


Be free… Be free

Let it be free


You can be stuck doing the same route
Finding the best way to get through the day
Yet doing the same thing over again
Is insanity is what the sane say

You’re stuck inside logical reasoning with your reasons
And you invented them from the ground up with your observation


Be free

And you will find life can let you know what it is


So let go that your doing anything
Cuz you're not here long
You’re dreaming when night comes along

And stop finding the way you have to be
Because it’s a home run
That you’re human

You can think there’s no hope in the world at times
Yet it’s not helping if you’re caught in same negative vibes


from Eye Inside, released February 13, 2015



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John Hatanaka Aspen, Colorado

John Hatanaka has been a songwriter and performer for 15 years. Being born in the mountains of Aspen, Colorado and seeking songs in the flames of campfires he has written many songs and has shared them with diverse audiences. He has traveled and played his music in Australia and Japan as well.

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