Moonlight

The seasons they are turnin' and my sad heart is yearnin'

To hear again the songbird's sweet melodious tone

Won't you meet me out in the moonlight alone?

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The dusky light, the day is losing

Orchids, poppies, black-eyed Susan

The earth and sky that melts with flesh and bone

Won't you meet me out in the moonlight alone?

.

The air is thick and heavy

All along the levee

Where the geese into the countryside have flown

Won't you meet me out in the moonlight alone?

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Well, I'm preachin' peace and harmony

The blessings of tranquility

Yet I know when the time is right to strike

I'll take you 'cross the river dear

You've no need to linger here

I know the kinds of things you like

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The clouds are turnin' crimson

The leaves fall from the limbs an'

The branches cast their shadows over stone

Won't you meet me out in the moonlight alone?

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The boulevards of cypress trees

The masquerades of birds and bees

The petals, pink and white, the wind has blown

Won't you meet me out in the moonlight alone?

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The trailing moss and mystic glow

Purple blossoms soft as snow

My tears keep flowing to the sea

Doctor, lawyer, Indian chief

It takes a thief to catch a thief

For whom does the bell toll for, love? It tolls for you and me

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My pulse is runnin' through my palm

The sharp hills are rising from

The yellow fields with twisted oaks that groan

Won't you meet me out in the moonlight alone?

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Copyright 2001 Special Rider Music

First release: Love and Theft, 2001

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