Woman lyrics

Woman

GRACE
Woman I am born
What does "woman" mean?
Must my dreams face scorn
Held back and unseen

If I long for fire
Must it stay unreal?
Can I not desire?
Am I not to feel?

If I ache to taste
Am I not to try?
If my heary says sail
Why must I deny?
I have my dreams
I have made plans

I see horizons wide as a man's
Must I be nothing till I'm some man's wife?

Look at this face
Does it deceive?
Do I look made to milk and to weave?
I will be damned to Hell if that is my life!
(Interlude)
Tiernan,
I'm almost your age,
I'm your match in size,
I'm your match with swords
An equal in most eyes

But when you have a dream
And you're caught in it's grip
You can climb aboard a ship
You can -
You can for you're a man

You can reach toward that place
Where the earth meets the sky
Fight a battle be brave, be true
If you can do it, why not I?

I'm meant to fly
Sail unrestrained
Why is man free and woman chained?
Is that my epitaph before I die?

I should be free
Free to be Grace
I want to feel the wind on my face!
And when life beckons, I should go
Face out the storm, not stay below
Am I to be just woman? No! Not I!
Last Update: July, 02nd 2013


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Musical: Pirate Queen, The. Song: Woman. Broadway musical soundtrack lyrics. Song lyrics from theatre show/film are property & copyright of their owners, provided for educational purposes