The Prince of Egypt - Footprints on the Sand Lyrics

2020 West End
The Prince of Egypt the Musical - Footprints on the Sand Lyrics


MOSES:
The second son
My father's wrong
It's got to be the easiest role on Earth
Just play around
Just play along
Enjoy the bounty of my birth

So what's today's amusement
For this second son?
Which one shall I choose from so many kinds of fun?
Which one?

I could ride one of the horses
Go and shoot some arrows
Take a sail on the royal barge

But standing in the shadows
Of these statues of the Pharaohs
I see the contrast couldn't be more stark
Their deeds forever known
In story, song, and stone
While I won't leave the faintest mark
Like the humblest of slaves
I won't leave the faintest mark

Footprints on the sand
Ripples on the river
Wispy drifting clouds
That blow across the desert sky

One day, we are here
And the next, we vanish
Vanish in the blink
Of an ibis' eye
We vanish in the blink
Of an ibis' eye

It's not that I want glory
Or the world to know my name
But maybe just to leave things
A little changed from when I came

But it's not my lot
Use what you've got
And all I am is

Footprints on the sand
Ripples on the river
Echoes of a sound
From a distant fading chime

One day, we are here
Next I know, we vanish
But I'm a fool
And so, I like to fool myself
That I'm

Not just footprints on the sand
But someone who'll leave footprints
On the sands of time



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