On days like these, when the rain won't fall,
And the sky is so dry that even birds can't call,
I can feel your tears disappearing in the air,
Carried on the breeze on days like these.
It's years like these that make a young man old.
Bend his back against the promises that life should hold.
They can make him wise, they can drive him to his knees.
An' nothin' comes for free on days like these.
[Duet with Jim Creagan  :]
But you can't reap what you don't sow.
And you can't plant in hollow ground.
So let us fill this empty earth with hope,
Until the rains come down.
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In lives like these, where every moment counts,
I add up all the things that I can live without.
When the one thing left is the blessing of my dreams,
I can make my peace, yes, I can make my peace,
I can make my peace with days like these.
[ON DAYS LIKE THESE]
Written by: Janis Ian
Performed by: Janis Ian
Appears on: Falling from Grace (Soundtrack-Various Artists)-1991, God &
the FBI (US-11 tracks)  -2000, God & the FBI (Japan-14 tracks)-2000,
Live: Working Without a Net-2003, et al.]
 Transcribed from the track on this album.]
 Janis' core group for the album, "God & the FBI," Jim Cregan, Marc
Moreau, and Philip Clark, are all providing vocals and instrumentation.]