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St. Augustine's Pears Lyrics

Artist: Petra
Album: God Fixation

Words and music by Bob Hartman
Based on Romans 7:19

Late one night I heard a knock at the door
The boys were really painting the town
I was just another bored teenage boy
Kickin' up and actin' the clown... Yeah

One dare led to another dare
Then things were getting out of control
We hopped the fence and we stole the pears
And I threw away a part of my soul
Yes, I threw away a part of my soul (now it's)

(Chorus)
Haunting me how I stole those pears
'Cause I loved the wrong
Even though I knew a better way
Not for hunger or poverty
It was more than pears that I ended up
throwin' away... Yeah

Time goes by - now I'm old and grey
Those pears are just a memory
I would gladly pay all I have today
But that's just not the problem you
see... ('cause it's)

(Chorus)

Bridge:
Why do we love all the things that are wrong
Forbidden fruit has a strange siren song
Why do we do what we don't want to do
When we live with regrets our whole lifethrough

Repeat Chorus

And I don't even like pears that well...
Comments/Interpretations
by kalpa magh on 11/18/2008 10:29am
a bit ok....
not that good
by uday on 10/6/2010 2:57am
awesome...
by sailo on 11/28/2011 10:26am
really really satisfy my curiousity..
by Rojesh on 6/13/2012 3:42am
really satisfied.
by ngashitrin shangh on 7/16/2012 11:53am
really love this!!
by Dawner on 8/19/2012 2:12am
I V PETRA.. GD FXTN..
by reuben mike on 11/19/2012 7:53pm
am really really satisfied and land love petra God fixation..... thank you
by yakenchi on 11/29/2012 3:22pm
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by aku kepfoh on 2/4/2013 5:07pm
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