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Meet Me on the Moon

Music & Lyrics by


WILL REYNOLDS

from POEMS & MOON SONGS, a song constellation

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Meet Me on the Moon (2)

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for us to meet right

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your face,

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Meet Me on the Moon (3)


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to the skies,

can't you

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you?

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Poco rit.

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sim - ple!

smil - ing back at

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feel my eyes

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eas - y.

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try it!

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Meet Me on the Moon (4)


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Sure, you can't see me, but

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if the moon can't be me, then what are we going to


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when we are a - part;

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ab - sence makes the

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heart grow

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dis - tance cools the fire,

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to

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Meet Me on the Moon (5)


37

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die?

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cry

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that's

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the shame of it...

I need

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to

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that you

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to the night

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you have to!

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be see - ing you

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Piano / Vocal

A VERY SHORT SONG


Music by
GEORGIA STITT

Text by
DOROTHY PARKER

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Once, when

was young

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..

and

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in

Broke my brit - tle heart

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two;

2006 GEOCATE MUSIC (ASCAP) and Dorothy Parker


The composer wishes to thank the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for authorizing this use of Dorothy Parker's work.
All Rights Reserved.

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sad.

..

Some-one left me

true,

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for

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Once

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folk.

Love is

was

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curse.

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heart

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broke;

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is

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Love

but

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poco rit.

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worse.

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