Lady Of A Day

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And so goodbye, my lady of a day

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Now let your step be long and now your laugh be gay

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It's only right that everything went wrong

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It couldn't happen any other way

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A thousand miles east, the lovers say

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It's written in the sky with stars that lead away

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It couldn't happen   to a nicer guy

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A nicer girl, my lady of a day

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        Through screens of memory you leave me

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        Smile on the screen behind and then

        The screen behind the screen behind the screen

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        But nothing alters what has been

        Nor do my eyes deceive me

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And so goodbye my lady of a night

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Now let your head be clear and now your smile bright

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As hour by day by week by month by year

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You dim but never wholly disappear

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On the curving path away from my delight

                                            Pete Atkin / Clive James
                                            Transcription Gerry Smith     

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