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Like a lover, the morning sun
Slowly rises and kisses you awake
Your smile is soft and drowsy
As you let it play upon your face
Oh, how I dream I might be like the morning sun to you

How I envy a cup that knows your lips
Let it be me, my love
And a table that feels your fingertips
Let it be me, let me be the one
Put an end to these lonely days and nights without you

Like a lover the river wind
Slides and ripples its fingers through your hair
Upon your cheek it lingers
Never having known a sweeter place
Oh, how I dream I might be like the river wind to you

Like a lover the velvet moon
Shares your pillow and watches while you sleep
Its light arrives on tiptoe
Gently taking you in its embrace
Oh, how I dream I might be like the velvet moon

How I dream I might be like the morning sun
How I dream I might be like the river wind, the river wind
How I dream, how I dream, I dream
I might be with you, how I

How I envy a cup that knows your lips
Or a table that feels your fingertips
How I dream, how I dream, how I dream, how I dream
I might be with you



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