80 miles by Megan Washington

Why do I see stars at night?
Everyone else sees the light
And how did I come this far?
I’m sure that I can’t fly

Why did you say that to me?
80 miles out on the sea
And I am built with parts of you and,
you are built with parts of me

I think it’s strange that the weather doesn’t change
When you are beside me
When you are beside me
I make my plans but they don’t stay the same
when you are beside me

Oh Sailor, Oh sailor
Take the wheel
Oh sailor
don’t measure how I feel

Dance around the fire
Dance around the flame
You settle on the wire
You settle on my name

Take me with you when you go,
now that I know what I know.
Cross the waves though the wind is high.
We go so slow

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– Megan Washington

Live at The Vanguard, Sydney, 10 March 2010

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