Painting Box

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 D7GD7G
e|--------0--3-----3-3----------0--3----3------------------------------------|

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 EmCGC
 When the morning of your eyes comes waking through my shadows
 EmCA7G
 Leaving just a trace of twilight sleep,
 EmCGC
whisper to the baby raindrops playing on my window,
 EmCGD7G
And tell them gently this is not the time that they should weep.

CHORUS:
 D7G
For somewhere in my mind there is a painting box,
 D7G
 I have every color there it's true.
 D7G
Just lately when I look inside my painting box,
 D7G
seem to pick the colors of you.

 EmCGC
My Friday evening's foot-steps plodding dully through this black town,
 EmCA7G
Are far away now from the world that I'm in.
 EmCGC
My eyes are listening to some sounds that I think just might be springtime,
 EmCGD7G
With daffo-dils between my toes I'm laughing at their whim,

CHORUS

 EmCGC
The purple sail above me catches all the strength of summer.
 EmCA7G
 Fishes stop and ask me where I am bound.
 EmCGC
smile and shake my head and say my little ship is sinking,
 EmCGD7G
But I kind of like the sea that I'm on, and I don't mind if I do drown.

CHORUS


Corrected by rocco_j. View original
A7 C D7 Em G
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wheeleydave175 (report comment to admin):
ther is an a minor after the c in the first 3 lines of each verse,but very good.