Feeling sentimental today

This is what keeps playing through my head today:

We dreamers have our ways
Of facing rainy days
And somehow we survive

We keep the feelings warm
Protect them from the storm
Until our time arrives

Then one day the sun appears
And we come shining through those lonely years

I made it through the rain
I kept my world protected
I made it throught the rain
I kept my point of view
I made it through the rain
And found myself respected
By the others who
Got rained on too
And made it through

When friends are hard to find
And life seems so unkind
Sometimes you feel so afraid

Just aim beyond the clouds
And rise above the crowds
And start your own parade

‘Cause when I chased my fears away
That’s when I knew that I could finally say

I made it through the rain
I kept my world protected
I made it throught the rain
I kept my point of view
I made it through the rain
And found myself respected
By the others who
Got rained on too
And made it through

("I Made It Through The Rain" – Barry Manilow)

3 thoughts on “Feeling sentimental today”

  1. Barry’s one of those people it is fashionable to dislike but I have nice memories of quite a few of his songs. They are, indeed, sentimental. Not sure why so many people think that’s a bad thing.

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