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5. Sixteen, Maybe Less
Performed with Calexico
Beyond the ridge to the left, you asked me what I want Between the trees and cicadas singing around the pond "I spent an hour with you, should I want anything else?" One grinning wink like the neon on a liquor store We were sixteen, maybe less, maybe a little more I walked home smiling, I finally had a story to tell And though an autumn time lullaby Sang our newborn love to sleep My brother told me he saw you there In the woods one Christmas Eve, waiting I met my wife at a party, when I drank too much My son is married and tells me we don't talk enough Call it predictable, yesterday my dream was of you Beyond the ridge to the west, the sun had left the sky Between the trees and the pond, you put your hand in mine Said, "Time has bridled us both, but I remember you too" And though an autumn time lullaby Sang our newborn love to sleep I dreamt I traveled and found you there In the woods one Christmas Eve, waiting
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