The Water’s Edge Lyrics

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The Water’s Edge

by Kara Barnard

Follow me slowly
Down to the water’s edge
Where nothing is brighter than your cigarette lighter
Light one and pass me the rest

We’ve got mary-jane and an eight track tape
Bottles of Jack go bob in the lake
Give me your hand I’ll pull you in
Under the black summer sky

Slow down, let it go down easy
Slow down, baby don’t you know that my heart has never been stronger
Hold me like you’ll never let go again

We float on the water, I reach out to find you
Floating away with a wave in your hair
Nothing to hold you, nothing to scold you
Drawing a line between the water and air

The rythym surrounds me the water is deep
Far away from the shore
I’m floating out no doubt
I’ll float ’til I can’t float no more

Slow down, let it go down easy
Slow down, baby don’t you know that my heart has never been stronger
Hold me like you’ll never let go again

Let’s run to the Buick and hide in the backseat
Open the Boone’s Farm and turn off the light
The moon and the water, whispers and laughter
Sing me to sleep, rock me good night

Slow down, let it go down easy
Slow down, baby don’t you know that my heart has never been stronger
Hold me like you’ll never let go again

©1997 by Kara Barnard
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