For So Long

She was a music child, full of song,

She worked for others all day long,

And when the world had taken her,

And when the world had shaken her;

It put her down right next to him.

 

He was an island boy, fit and strong,

He worked the boatyard, hot days long,

And when the world had taken him,

And when the world had shaken him;

It put him down right next to her.

 

Chorus

He said: 'Come to me, come to me - I want you.

You just might be the one that I've been waiting for

For so long, for so long, for so long'.

He heard her sing then, it touched his soul

Where he'd been empty he now was whole:

 

Chorus

He said: 'Come to me, come to me - I need you.

I know that you're the one that I've been waiting for,

For so long, for so long, for so long'.

He loved her music, felt each song,

He knew his feelings were deep and strong:

 

Chorus

 

She took a chance then; held him fast,

Never believing it would last.

 

Chorus - she said 'Come to me, come to me - I want ..

 

© Val Sherwood

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