This close to heaven

I watch you while you sleep
So quiet, so blissfully unaware
Of the world outside, anxious to get in

I wish I could always lie here next to you
I wish I could always keep you safe from harm

I know it’s late; it’s been another crazy day
I know you’ll say: how can you stand to live this way?

I wish I could always lie here next to you
I wish I could always keep you safe from harm

We could run,
Far away till our feet are sore
And hope to find
A reason for this cruel life

Instead I wish I could always lie here next to you
Instead I wish I could always keep you safe from harm

Cuz this is,
This is as close to heaven;
Yeah this is,
this is as close to heaven,
as I’ll ever be
as I’ll ever be.