If Wishes Were Horses

If wishes were horses

If wishes were horses
beggars would ride
and we’d leave this town you and I
we’d beat the sunset
be there by dawn
leave our troubles far behind

that’s not how life goes
everybody knows
it takes a long long time
a long long time
to get it right
it takes a long long time

We wouldn’t leave a trail
silent as the night
pretend that nothing's really wrong
we’d follow every train
I know the way
by the time they woke we’d be long gone


We wouldn’t even have to fight
or say they were right
nobody’d even have to know
where it is we’d go

We wouldn’t need no cash
to make our escape
your arms in mine
would be our home