Dear Theodosia (feat. Ben Folds)

Lyricist: Lin-Manuel Miranda     Composer: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Dear Theodosia, what to say to you?
You have my eyes, you have your mother’s name
When you came into the world, you cried
And it broke my heart

I’m dedicating every day to you
Domestic life was never quite my style
When you smile
You knock me out, I fall apart
And I thought I was so smart

You will come of age with our young nation
We’ll bleed and fight for you, we’ll make it right for you
If we lay a strong enough foundation
We’ll pass it on to you, we’ll give the world to you

And you’ll blow us all away…
Someday, someday
Yeah, you’ll blow us all away
Someday, someday

My father wasn’t around
My father wasn’t around
I swear that I’ll be around for you
I’ll do whatever it takes
I’ll make a million mistakes
I’ll make the world safe and sound for you…

Will come of age with our young nation
We’ll bleed and fight for you, we’ll make it right for you
If we lay a strong enough foundation
We’ll pass it on to you (on to you)
We’ll give the world to you (world to you)

And you’ll blow us all away...
Someday, someday
Yeah, you’ll blow us all away
Someday, someday