A Song for You

April 27, 08

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I’ve been so many places in my life and time
I’ve sung a lot of songs
I’ve made some bad rhymes
I’ve acted out my life in stages
With 10,000 people watching
But we’re alone now and I’m singing this song to you

I know your image of me is what I hoped to be
I treated you unkindly
And darling can’t you see
There’s no one more important to me
Baby can’t you see through me
Cause we’re alone now and I’m singing this song to you

You taught me precious secrets
Of a true love , Withholding nothing
You came out in front and I was hiding
Now I’m so much better
And if my words don’t come together
Listen to the melody
Cause my love is in there hiding

I love you in a place where there’s no space or time
I love you for my life
You’re a friend of mine
And when my life is over
Remember when we were together
We were alone and I was singing this song to you

singer: Donny Hathaway
image sources: Peggy ; Mohamed Eissa

Youtube links: by Donny ; by Ray Charles ; by Elliot Yamin ; by Usher ; by Gabi [best rendition]

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