Song Lyrics Sunday. Goodbye / Farewell.

This is my entry for Song Lyric Sunday, brought to us by Helen Vahdati and Simply Marquessa. This week’s prompt is Farewell/ Goodbye.

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I have probably used this song before. To me it is one of the most beautiful songs ever. It explains perfectly the loss of a loved one especially one so perfect as a mother.

Carly Simon’s, one of the best ever singer songwriters of her era.

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by Carly Simon.

“Like A River”

Dear mother the struggle is over now
And your house is up for sale
We divided your railway watches
Between the four of us
I fought over the pearls
With the other girls
But it was all a metaphor
For what was wrong with us
As the room is emptying out
Your face so young comes into view
And on the back porch is a well-worn step
And a pool of light you can walk into

I’ll wait no more for you like a daughter,
That part of our life together is over
But I will wait for you, forever
Like a river…

Can you clear up the mystery of the Sphinx?
Do you know any more about God?
Are you dancing with Benjamin Franklin
On the face of the moon?
Have you reconciled with Dad?
Does the rain still make you sad?
Last night I swear I could feel you
Moving through my room
And I thought you touched my feet
I so wanted it to be true
In my theater there is a stage
And a footlight you can step into…

I’ll wait no more for you like a daughter,
That part of our life together is over
But I will wait for you, forever
Like a river…

In the river I know I will find the key
And your voice will rise like the spray
In the moment of knowing
The tide will wash away my doubt
‘Cause you’re already home
Making it nice for when I come home
Like the way I find my bed turned down
Coming in from a late night out.
Please keep reminding me
Of what in my soul I know is true

Come in my boat, there’s a seat beside me
And two or three stars we can gaze into…

I’ll wait no more for you like a daughter,
That part of our life together is over
But I will wait for you forever
Like a river…

I’ll never leave, always just a dream away
A star that’s always watching
Never turn away
We’ll never leave, always just a thought away
A candle always burning
Never turn away
The moon will hide, the tree will bend
I’m right beside you
I’ll never turn away

Just Jot it January. Day 28 . Knight

Today is Day 28 of Just Jot it January. The Prompt today is brought to us by Leta Hawk at Hawk’s Happenings. Thanks to Leta, and do drop in and visit her blog.

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Back in the day knights were all handsome and brave and their ladies lived in castles and worked on their weaving or tapestry. Everyone was happy… really??

A Knight’s Lament.

In days of old when knights were bold

The dwellings stank and winds blew cold.

The blacksmith lost a stone a day

Slaving in his forge to earn his pay.

The damsels in their gowns billowing

Trudged through mud a flowing.

The knights in their armour still died

Their damsels in their draughty castles cried.

The halls were draughty the bedrooms

Worse no flushing loos what a curse.

In days of old when knights were bold.

Life was hard if truth were told!

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