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Rhymes And Reasons  John Denver

1) So you     [G]speak to me in [D/F#]sadness and the [C/E]coming of the [G]winter,
2) Though the city starts to crumble and the towers fail a-round us

1) [Em]fear that is within' [Bm]you know that [C]seems to never  [D]end,
2) the sun is slowly fa-ding and it's colder than the sea

1) and the [G]dreams that have  es-[D/F#]caped you and the [C/E]hope that you've for-[G]gotten
2) it is written: From the de-sert to the mountains they shall lead us

1) and you [Em]tell me that you [G]need me now and you [D]want to be my friend
2) by the hand and by the heart and they will comfort you and me.

1) and you  [C]wonder where we're going, where's the [G]rhyme and where's the [D/F#]reason
2) In their innocence and trusting, they will teach us to be free.

1) and it's [Em]you cannot acce[G]pt it is he[D/F#]re we must begin
2) ------------------instrumental----------------------

1) to seek the [Am]wisdom of the children
2) ----------------------------------

1) and the g[G]raceful way of fl[C]owers in the [D]wind.
2) -----------------instrumental---------------

1) For the [G]children and the [D/F#]flowers for my [C/E]sisters and my [G]brothers,
2) For the children and the flowers for my sisters and my brothers,

1) [Em]their laughter and their [Bm]loveliness would [C]clear a cloudy [D]day.
2) their laughter and their loveliness would clear a cloudy day.

1) Like the [G]music of the  [D/F#]mountains and the [C/E]colors of the  [G]rainbow
2) And the song that I am singing is a prayer for non-believers

1) they're a [Em]promise of the [G]future and the [D7/F#]blessing for [G]today.  [C/G]      [D7/G]
2) [Em]come and stand be[G]side us we can [D7/F#]find a better [C/G]way.   [G]    [C/G]      [D7/G]      [G]

D/F#: 2xx23x
C/E : x32x1x
Bm : x2443x
C/G : 332x1x
D7/G: 3xx21x



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