who knows where the time goes lyrics – 10000 maniacs

across the evening sky, all the birds are leaving
but how can they know it’s time for them to go?
before the winter fire, i will still be dreaming
i have no thought of time

for who knows where the time goes?
who knows where the time goes?

sad, deserted sh*r*, your fickle friends are leaving
ah, but then you know it’s time for them to go
but i will still be here, i have no thought of leaving
i do not count the time

for who knows where the time goes?
who knows where the time goes?

and i am not alone while my love is near me
i know it will be so until it’s time to go
so come the storms of winter and then the birds in spring again
i have no fear of time

for who knows how my love grows?
and who knows where the time goes?

(copyright © 1967 sonet music)

/ 10000 maniacs lyrics