While You Were Sleeping

While You Were Sleeping
(Harmony James  – J Albert & Sons)

While you were sleeping I was lying awake
Trying to frame some words around the right thing to say
Your even breathing, was the soundtrack to my fear
In knowing this could be the last night having you here
Once it gets out in the open, once a truth like this is revealed
There’s no way to go back, to before the way it made you feel
And the weight of all the secrets I’ve been keeping
Lay heavy on me while you were sleeping

While you were sleeping did my shoulders shake
And was the pillow wet when morning finally came
Those quiet moments, sounded awfully loud
I guess that’s what I’ll hear when your no longer around
Once a decision’s been made, you live with your choice every day
If someone has to be hurt and you carry what your conscience can take
And the weight of all the secrets I’ve been keeping
Lay heavy on me while you were sleeping

While you were sleeping your loving was betrayed
Lost in the momentum with no thought for today
There in the darkness, suddenly it all felt wrong
So without a word the door was closed and I was alone
No love, but a line had been crossed, and there’s no way to make it okay
Too late to excuse this mistake and my silence only fills me with shame
And the weight of all the secrets I’ve been keeping
Lay heavy on me while you were sleeping

No matter how the heart wants what the heart wants
Man that’s nothing on how bad I want to take it all back
And the weight of all the secrets I’ve been keeping
Lay heavy on me while you were sleeping
While you were sleeping