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Hope

The Fire

Verse 1
Do you still hope to meet “The One”?
That romcom staple for the young
or not so old, or not so single
we swipe, we post, we drink, we mingle

Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light


Verse 2
Maybe you’re waiting, scared of the spark
More afraid to burn than of the dark
Don’t be shy, just walk your own track
until you discover love reflects back

Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light


Verse 3
We’re all searching, in our own way
Just trying to cast life’s original play
I hope you’re lucky, I hope you’ve found
That connection, your silence in sound


Bridge
time, experience and maturity lessen
the chase, the hunt, the great obsession
finding peace via true loves ramble
There’s the warmth that’s worth the gamble


Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light

Verse 4
You may choose and be happy solo
or where you walk, someone will follow
As darkness falls, lay down your armour
Our lives revealed by the fading embers


Last Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
but finding peace via true loves ramble
There’s the warmth that’s worth the gamble

Lyric Sheena Hope

The Fire

The Power of Leaves


What do you see, look along the path?
Always forward searching for light
or reaching skyward, for the stars out of sight
forever the dark forest is left and right
We’re beating our path, blind to the trees
but only love has the power of leaves

We clear our space; we grow then expand
There’s always endeavour, in our homeland
A decorative tree, lonely forests that fall
our insatiable yearning to have it all


community creatures, we sentients are
There’re no forest families, don’t be bizarre
We conquered their shadows to stand in the sun
Masters of the earth and we’re not done

But still minds reach out to a touch within
visualising slowly the power of green
We breathe in, then we breathe out
The scent of the forest, in its sounds we swim


What do you hear? Walk along the path
Are you listening or searching for light
or reaching skyward, for the stars out of sight
When the old forest was left and right
Still beating our path, ignoring the trees,
Yet only love has the power of leaves


Lyrics Sheena Hope

The Power of Leaves

Mountain climb
Chorus
I look at my life and the decisions I have made
Regrets I take with me all the way to the grave
I know that no prayers can turn back time
Cause my heart starts each day with a mountain climb
----

I think of you always, as often as I breathe
It’s involuntary without a reprieve
The pain of our parting is still there today
And time is an enemy carrying you away

----chorus

Do you hate me I wonder or think of me still.
The years of silence haunt me and always will
Inside is a hollow that is shaped just like you
God knows this ache can still break me in two

----chorus

I hope that you’re happy and blessed with good things.
I will love you forever whatever life brings.
In my heart I rehearse conversations with you
But my mouth can’t deliver what I know to be true.
-----chorus

Still while I am breathing I hope for the best
You’re here on this planet and for that I am blessed
We don’t have any contact and that’s not ok
But you’re in my heart always and that’s where you’ll stay
-----
Last chorus
I look at my life and the decisions I have made
Regrets I take with me all the way to the grave
I know that my prayers never turned back time
But some days the mountain is easier to climb

Lyrics Sheena Hope

Notes ( I thought this could have a melancholy bare feel to start but becoming lighter and richer towards the last verse)

Mountain Climb


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The Fire

Verse 1
Do you still hope to meet “The One”?
That romcom staple for the young
or not so old, or not so single
we swipe, we post, we drink, we mingle

Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light


Verse 2
Maybe you’re waiting, scared of the spark
More afraid to burn than of the dark
Don’t be shy, just walk your own track
until you discover love reflects back

Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light


Verse 3
We’re all searching, in our own way
Just trying to cast life’s original play
I hope you’re lucky, I hope you’ve found
That connection, your silence in sound


Bridge
time, experience and maturity lessen
the chase, the hunt, the great obsession
finding peace via true loves ramble
There’s the warmth that’s worth the gamble


Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light

Verse 4
You may choose and be happy solo
or where you walk, someone will follow
As darkness falls, lay down your armour
Our lives revealed by the fading embers


Last Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
but finding peace via true loves ramble
There’s the warmth that’s worth the gamble

Lyric Sheena Hope

The Fire

The Power of Leaves


What do you see, look along the path?
Always forward searching for light
or reaching skyward, for the stars out of sight
forever the dark forest is left and right
We’re beating our path, blind to the trees
but only love has the power of leaves

We clear our space; we grow then expand
There’s always endeavour, in our homeland
A decorative tree, lonely forests that fall
our insatiable yearning to have it all


community creatures, we sentients are
There’re no forest families, don’t be bizarre
We conquered their shadows to stand in the sun
Masters of the earth and we’re not done

But still minds reach out to a touch within
visualising slowly the power of green
We breathe in, then we breathe out
The scent of the forest, in its sounds we swim


What do you hear? Walk along the path
Are you listening or searching for light
or reaching skyward, for the stars out of sight
When the old forest was left and right
Still beating our path, ignoring the trees,
Yet only love has the power of leaves


Lyrics Sheena Hope

The Power of Leaves

Mountain climb
Chorus
I look at my life and the decisions I have made
Regrets I take with me all the way to the grave
I know that no prayers can turn back time
Cause my heart starts each day with a mountain climb
----

I think of you always, as often as I breathe
It’s involuntary without a reprieve
The pain of our parting is still there today
And time is an enemy carrying you away

----chorus

Do you hate me I wonder or think of me still.
The years of silence haunt me and always will
Inside is a hollow that is shaped just like you
God knows this ache can still break me in two

----chorus

I hope that you’re happy and blessed with good things.
I will love you forever whatever life brings.
In my heart I rehearse conversations with you
But my mouth can’t deliver what I know to be true.
-----chorus

Still while I am breathing I hope for the best
You’re here on this planet and for that I am blessed
We don’t have any contact and that’s not ok
But you’re in my heart always and that’s where you’ll stay
-----
Last chorus
I look at my life and the decisions I have made
Regrets I take with me all the way to the grave
I know that my prayers never turned back time
But some days the mountain is easier to climb

Lyrics Sheena Hope

Notes ( I thought this could have a melancholy bare feel to start but becoming lighter and richer towards the last verse)

Mountain Climb

Hold On

The world slowed down for a couple of months
some got a glimpse of the peace we knew once
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
but hold on tight, cause we sometimes let go


We listened to music, forgot the limelight
the path that glitters, was not quite so bright
We listened past noise, the promise of gold
We held on tight, watched love unfold


The company of others, it’s the new deal
keeping things simple, keeping things real
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
but hold on tight, cause we sometimes let go


Chorus
We’re pretty amazing, when we try, what we do
the energy that’s there for me and for you
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
just hold on tight to the love that you know



Understatement is my most favourite art
It’s that quiet pull, felt in your heart
smell and taste, the rain on your tongue
We’re connected by gravity, spinning as one



The world slowed down for a couple of months
some got a glimpse of the peace we knew once
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
but hold on tight, cause we sometimes let go


Lyrics Sheena Hope

Hold On

Please be optimistic, start walking in defiance
be proud to confound that cynical reliance
shared optimism, like love it is contagious
Watch the road grow brighter, be courageous

Chorus
We’re striding from the shadows
We can see the path extend
We’re almost out the woods now
We’re allowing hope to trend



Life’s overhanging branches will snag on misery
Try to keep smiling till the leaves fall harmlessly
It’s a walk of defiance, for that view beyond the trees
facing the future, sunshine on the breeze


Chorus


The quicksand of indifference,
It will always bring you down
and the path of least resistance
is where that sand is found

Chorus


Please stay optimistic, keep walking in defiance
be proud to confound that cynical reliance
Spread optimism, like love it is contagious
Watch the road grow brighter, be courageous

Chorus

Lyric Sheena Hope

The Walk of Defiance

TODAY

The sun comes up on another day
tomorrow starts early, but it won’t stay
the sun will go down on another today
each precious moment just slipping away



each heartbeat, each breath, the rhythm within
to not wring every minute of life, what a sin
Life passes us by as we gaze at our feet
Lift your head and walk, then the path is complete


Why do we talk of “spending” time?
Cause the currency of life is a special thing
It is worth much more when we give it away
You can never buy time no matter what they say


One day I will look back on my time
and wish I’d enjoyed more loving of mine
family, friends that’s where the light shone
Cause work will just replace me after I’ve gone


Lyrics Sheena Hope

Today

WE

We is you and We is me
We is more than family
It’s gonna take We, to give a dam
To release the anger, the big I AM
We’re on the cusp
There’s a trend on the way
aware of the world
and a different today

contentment, happiness, serenity for you
Why are they now boring, hippy, taboo
Cynics may say We will never win
but We know hope in others and hope within

societies and systems, cultural norms
history shows some won’t weather the storms
knock yourself out in pursuit of the dream
you’ll keep on buying, till It’s not what it seems

Our inner voice knows what we’ve seen
what we’ve allowed, what we’ve been
Time that’s coming, time that has past
yesterday, tomorrow, today, at last

Listen to the silence, softly between
Let music transport, to the should have been
Look up from shadow, let the still voice be heard
allow hope not hatred to get the last word.

We is you and We is me
We is more than family
It’s gonna take We, to give a dam
To release the anger, the big I AM
We’re on the cusp
There’s a trend on the way
Aware of the world
and a different today
Cynics can say We will never win
but We know hope in others and hope within




Lyric Sheena Hope

WE

MELLOW MAGIC


Simple and sweet
we may dream of a life like that
but when reality is bitter
It’s hard to not look back


mellow magic moments
When you’re happy in your skin.
forget where you’ve been
It’s where you’re looking from



Will you allow the Jones’s
To tell you what you want
Or let a special someone
show you what you need



Life’s not complicated
your heart will tell you so
Strip it back, to where you’re at
Let your music flow


A mellow magic future
Is not just a dreamer’s song
but happy precious moments
they don’t have to be long.


Lyric
Sheena Hope

MELLOW MAGIC

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The Fire

Verse 1
Do you still hope to meet “The One”?
That romcom staple for the young
or not so old, or not so single
we swipe, we post, we drink, we mingle

Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light


Verse 2
Maybe you’re waiting, scared of the spark
More afraid to burn than of the dark
Don’t be shy, just walk your own track
until you discover love reflects back

Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light


Verse 3
We’re all searching, in our own way
Just trying to cast life’s original play
I hope you’re lucky, I hope you’ve found
That connection, your silence in sound


Bridge
time, experience and maturity lessen
the chase, the hunt, the great obsession
finding peace via true loves ramble
There’s the warmth that’s worth the gamble


Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
all consuming, blazing bright
Our shield against the fading light

Verse 4
You may choose and be happy solo
or where you walk, someone will follow
As darkness falls, lay down your armour
Our lives revealed by the fading embers


Last Chorus
That fierce flamboyant fabulous fire
This love we’re sold, we seek, inspire
but finding peace via true loves ramble
There’s the warmth that’s worth the gamble

Lyric Sheena Hope

The Fire

The Power of Leaves


What do you see, look along the path?
Always forward searching for light
or reaching skyward, for the stars out of sight
forever the dark forest is left and right
We’re beating our path, blind to the trees
but only love has the power of leaves

We clear our space; we grow then expand
There’s always endeavour, in our homeland
A decorative tree, lonely forests that fall
our insatiable yearning to have it all


community creatures, we sentients are
There’re no forest families, don’t be bizarre
We conquered their shadows to stand in the sun
Masters of the earth and we’re not done

But still minds reach out to a touch within
visualising slowly the power of green
We breathe in, then we breathe out
The scent of the forest, in its sounds we swim


What do you hear? Walk along the path
Are you listening or searching for light
or reaching skyward, for the stars out of sight
When the old forest was left and right
Still beating our path, ignoring the trees,
Yet only love has the power of leaves


Lyrics Sheena Hope

The Power of Leaves

Mountain climb
Chorus
I look at my life and the decisions I have made
Regrets I take with me all the way to the grave
I know that no prayers can turn back time
Cause my heart starts each day with a mountain climb
----

I think of you always, as often as I breathe
It’s involuntary without a reprieve
The pain of our parting is still there today
And time is an enemy carrying you away

----chorus

Do you hate me I wonder or think of me still.
The years of silence haunt me and always will
Inside is a hollow that is shaped just like you
God knows this ache can still break me in two

----chorus

I hope that you’re happy and blessed with good things.
I will love you forever whatever life brings.
In my heart I rehearse conversations with you
But my mouth can’t deliver what I know to be true.
-----chorus

Still while I am breathing I hope for the best
You’re here on this planet and for that I am blessed
We don’t have any contact and that’s not ok
But you’re in my heart always and that’s where you’ll stay
-----
Last chorus
I look at my life and the decisions I have made
Regrets I take with me all the way to the grave
I know that my prayers never turned back time
But some days the mountain is easier to climb

Lyrics Sheena Hope

Notes ( I thought this could have a melancholy bare feel to start but becoming lighter and richer towards the last verse)

Mountain Climb

Hold On

The world slowed down for a couple of months
some got a glimpse of the peace we knew once
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
but hold on tight, cause we sometimes let go


We listened to music, forgot the limelight
the path that glitters, was not quite so bright
We listened past noise, the promise of gold
We held on tight, watched love unfold


The company of others, it’s the new deal
keeping things simple, keeping things real
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
but hold on tight, cause we sometimes let go


Chorus
We’re pretty amazing, when we try, what we do
the energy that’s there for me and for you
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
just hold on tight to the love that you know



Understatement is my most favourite art
It’s that quiet pull, felt in your heart
smell and taste, the rain on your tongue
We’re connected by gravity, spinning as one



The world slowed down for a couple of months
some got a glimpse of the peace we knew once
We’re connected by gravity, spinning us slow
but hold on tight, cause we sometimes let go


Lyrics Sheena Hope

Hold On

Please be optimistic, start walking in defiance
be proud to confound that cynical reliance
shared optimism, like love it is contagious
Watch the road grow brighter, be courageous

Chorus
We’re striding from the shadows
We can see the path extend
We’re almost out the woods now
We’re allowing hope to trend



Life’s overhanging branches will snag on misery
Try to keep smiling till the leaves fall harmlessly
It’s a walk of defiance, for that view beyond the trees
facing the future, sunshine on the breeze


Chorus


The quicksand of indifference,
It will always bring you down
and the path of least resistance
is where that sand is found

Chorus


Please stay optimistic, keep walking in defiance
be proud to confound that cynical reliance
Spread optimism, like love it is contagious
Watch the road grow brighter, be courageous

Chorus

Lyric Sheena Hope

The Walk of Defiance

TODAY

The sun comes up on another day
tomorrow starts early, but it won’t stay
the sun will go down on another today
each precious moment just slipping away



each heartbeat, each breath, the rhythm within
to not wring every minute of life, what a sin
Life passes us by as we gaze at our feet
Lift your head and walk, then the path is complete


Why do we talk of “spending” time?
Cause the currency of life is a special thing
It is worth much more when we give it away
You can never buy time no matter what they say


One day I will look back on my time
and wish I’d enjoyed more loving of mine
family, friends that’s where the light shone
Cause work will just replace me after I’ve gone


Lyrics Sheena Hope

Today


About Me

Bio

wrote lyrics many years ago but didn't have confidence to share them. Started again a few years years ago and enjoy writing simple poetic lyrics with a story that I hope will chime with songwriters.

CV/History

singing since age 8 started in Gaelic choir and still sing in choir today. First job was as a singing waitress at a Jacobean banquet. Have written the Lyrics for choir performed Christmas 2018 and have sold lyrics through songbay

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