Replicated CD of The King's Lute in jewel case--no lyric booklet; download includes pdf songbook files.
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lyrics and melody by Catherine Faber, 2011
Sweet Swanmay, your notice I courted at length
I asked, and was given, your sweetness and strength;
Why thrust in my arms, in the first light of dawn
Your shirt of white feathers that makes you a swan?
Forever can never be given away;
It's chosen and re-chosen, day after day,
As footstep by footstep a mountain we climb--
We walk to forever one day at a time--
We walk to forever one day at a time.
To lock up your choices and give me the key
Makes a prisoner of you, and a captor of me.
The caged bird could never my whole heart command--
Like the wild bird that chooses to come to my hand.
Wherever you go, my heart follows your charms,
So here is your feather-shirt, set in your arms.
For truly, what love would ask more than do I?
A sweetheart who's mistress of water, and sky!
(first four lines of last chorus, then)
We walk to forever, we swim to forever,
--we fly to forever one day at a time!
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I love every song on this album. So many moments that make me unexpectedly (or expectedly in some cases) emotional. While it’s not my favorite to sing along to, I think the song that will lodge itself into my heart forever is Anna. It makes me think of all the dreams I never quite could reach but still cling to. Magnus Bird