I was looking back on my life today
And what I saw made me sad
If I was to disappear today
I'd have nothing to leave

What did I ever do?
That anyone would keep
And everything that I did
Will be erased by time

So I will continue to build
My empire of dirt
I'll leave it all to you
My empire of dirt

If I was to die tomorrow
Would I have wasted my life?
Everything that I did wiped away
I would not exist anymore

Vague memories and words
Would be all that existed of me
Sooner or later we all die
But was life worth it?

So I will continue to build
My empire of dirt
I'll leave it all to you
My empire of dirt

They say every human has worth
But does that worth erase with death
Does time wipe away our tears
And our memories?

So I will continue to build
My empire of dirt
I'll leave it all to you
My empire of dirt
So I will continue to build
My empire of dirt
I'll leave it all to you
My empire of dirt