If I Knew

If I knew it would be the last time

That I'd See you Fall Asleep

I would tuck you in more tightly

And pray the lord, your soul to keep


If I knew it would be the last time

That I'd see you walk out the door

I would give you a hug and kiss

And call you back for one more


If I knew it would be the last time

I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise

I would videotape each action and word

So I could play them back day after day


If I knew it would be the last time

I could spare and extra minute

To stop and say "I love you"

Instead of assuming you would know I do


If I knew i would be the last time

I would be there to share your day

Well I'm sure you'll have so many more

So I can let just one slip away


For surely there's a tomorrow

To make up for an oversight

And we always get a second chance

To make everything just right


There will always be another day

To say "I love you"

And certainly there's another chance

To say "Anything I can do?"


But just in case I might be wrong

And today is all I get

I'd like to say how much I love you

And I hope we never forget


Tomorrow is not promised to anyone

Young or old alike

And today may be the last chance

You get to hold your loved one tight


So if you're waiting for tomorrow

Why not today?

For if tomorrow never comes

You'll surely regret the day


That you didn't take that extra time

For a smile, a hug or a kiss

And you were too busy to grant someone

What turned out to be their one last wish


So hold your loved ones close today

And whisper in their ear

Tell them how much you love them

And that you'll always hold them dear


Take time to say "I'm sorry"

"Please forgive me." "Thank you" or "It's okay"

And if tomorrow never comes

You'll have no regrets about today


The End

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