Eyes Like the Morning

© 1990 Stephen Savitzky. CC-by-nc-sa.


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A Asus2 A D A
  She was sitting in the  coffeehous e,  seventeen years  old;
Esus4 D Esus4
  Grey eyes like the morning sky,  lit with streaks of  gold;
D Dsus2 G Em
had no way of  knowing  where it all would  end
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When I  looked into those sunlit eyes and  knew I'd found a  friend.
A Asus4
 
D Dsus2 G^* D
  Eyes like  the morning,  smile like the  sun,
G D Dsus2 Em
  Voice like the  forest glades where  rippling waters  run;
D Dsus2 G Em
  Love soft as  starlight,  deeper than the  sea,
Asus2 Asus4 A Asus2 A D Em Asus2 Dsus2 D
When  eyes like the  morni ng  look    at  me.  
A Asus2 A D A
  Half our lives tog ether    doesn't seem so  long:
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  Days of rain and roses; l aughter, love, and  song;
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  Mystery and  moonlight;  mornings when I  rise
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And  see myself reflected with the  sunrise in her  eyes.
A Asus4
 
D Dsus2 G^* D
  Eyes like  the morning,  smile like the  sun,
G D Dsus2 Em
  Voice like the  forest glades where  rippling waters  run;
D Dsus2 G Em
  Love soft as  starlight,  deeper than the  sea,
Asus2 Asus4 A Asus2 A D Em Asus2 Dsus2 D
When  eyes like the  morni ng  look    at  me.  

Instrumental bridge -- verse + chorus

A Asus2 A D A
  Listen! the stars are c alling,  with a  wild and distant  sound,
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  And there's no way to answer whe n you're stuck down  on the ground,
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But I s ee our children  gazing at the  deep and starry  skies,
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  Looking past the darkness, with tom orrow in their  eyes.
A Asus4
 
D Dsus2 G^* D
  Eyes like  the morning,  smile like the  sun,
G D Dsus2 Em
  Voice like the  forest glades where  rippling waters  run;
D Dsus2 G Em
  Love soft as  starlight,  deeper than the  sea,
Asus2 Asus4 A Asus2 A D Em Asus2 Dsus2 D
When  eyes like the  morni ng  look    at  me.  

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A Valentine's Day present for my wife, written when we only had one child and their eyes weren't as green as they are now.