If I Had My Time Again lyrics

- Groundhog Day

If I Had My Time Again lyrics

If I Had My Time Again

RITA HANSON
Sometimes, it's like I'm stumbling forward
Hustled forward
Jostled from behind by time

Sometimes, it's like I'm being dragged
Yet always lagging
Trying to keep in time with time

But if I could stop the clock for just one day
If I could freeze a moment for a moment
Rest before the measure's over
Hold the beat for just one day
If I could wind it back and start afresh
Just a day to catch my breath
To make mistakes and set them right
Delay the coming of the night

If I had my time again
I would do it all the same
They say, but that's insane
Wouldn't you want to make a couple of changes?
Regrets, I'd not even have a few
If I could do this thing that you
Say you can do.
I've always dreamt of learning how to dance

PHIL CONNORS
Some days I go out without pants

RITA
It's so exciting

PHIL
I slept with ninety

RITA
A new beginning

PHIL
Percent of women

RITA
Every morning

PHIL
In Punxsutawney

RITA
To have the time to strive for more

PHIL
Between eighteen and eighty-four
And one dude when I was bored

RITA
If I had my time again
I'd take the path less trodden
Avoid the crap I trod in
Read a lot of books

PHIL
I've stolen eighteen million bucks

RITA
And I would worry less about my nose looks

PHIL
And I guess I'll do it again

RITA
And I would be a lot more zen

PHIL
When

RITA
And I would punch

PHIL
I

RITA
A lot of men

PHIL
Had

RITA
If I had

RITA & PHIL
My time again

RITA
If I had my time again
I would do it all the same
They claim, that that's ridiculous
Surely you'd want to make a couple of fixes?
All those boxes left unchecked
All the dreams you left neglected
You'd go back and put it right
I've always fancied learning how to climb

PHIL
I once masturbated seven times

RITA
I'd study math

PHIL
In the bath

RITA
And search for meaning

PHIL
In one evening

RITA
And I'd run up hills

PHIL
It wasn't fun, but still

RITA
I'd learn to paint

PHIL
A man my age [RITA]
Just to know [PHIL]
It's nice to know [RITA & PHIL]
I can

PHIL
It's nice to know I can

RITA
If I had my time again
I'd sample all the samples
Look at things from different angles
I would not do it all the same
If I had my time again

RITA & ENSEMBLE
If I had my time again

RITA
The things I'd handle better
I would send my unsent letters

PHIL
I've started seven hundred fights

RITA
If I had my time back

PHIL
And if you knew the endless nights
That I have wasted getting wasted
Contemplating different ways to suicide

RITA
I would write and I would write

PHIL
And I have tried every food and every drink and every cheat [RITA]
And I would add joy to other people's lives
And I would learn piano
And I would make a lot of friends
If I had my time [PHIL]
And every choice a thousand times
And I daily eat about a dozen donuts and I don't know why
And I don't know... why? [RITA & COMPANY]
If I had my time again [RITA]
I'd open all the doors I've never looked behind
And oh, the thing I'd taste, the things I'd try

And the misery I could prevent

And I will make a lot of friends
If I had my time
Again [PHIL]
I've opened all the doors I'd never looked behind
And oh I
I find the thing with these revolving rhymes

They're only fun cause you know they're going to end

Again, I have had it, I have had my time again


Last Update: June, 26th 2017


If I Had My Time Again
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