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Those schoolgirl days
Of telling tales, and biting nails, are gone
But in my mind,
I know they will still live on and on
But how do you thank someone
Who has taken you from crayons to perfume?
It isn't easy, but I'll try
If you wanted the sky,
I would write across the sky in letters,
That would soar a thousand feet high:
"To Sir, With Love"

Those awkward years
Have hurried by. Why did they fly away?
Why is it, Sir,
Children grow up to be people one day?
What takes the place of climbing trees,
And dirty knees in the world outside?
What is there for you I can buy?
If you wanted the world,
I'd surround it with walls. I'd scrawl
In letters ten feet tall:
"To Sir, With Love"

The time has come
For closing books; and long last looks must end
And as I leave,
I know that I am leaving my best friend
A friend who taught me right from wrong,
And weak from strong -- that's a lot to learn
What -- what can I give you in return?
If you wanted the moon,
I would try to make a start... but I
Would rather you let me give my heart
To Sir, With Love

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    John GonzalezApr 26, 2013 at 3:35 am
    This song gave me a tear in my eye as a teenager. Now as a grown man it still gives me a tear. I love this song and Lulu forever. Love will never be the same.
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    Gladys Perez CuevasApr 26, 2013 at 11:35 pm
    Are you my age? Many songs from the good old days just break my heart. Lot's of love and good wishes to you and your family.
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    Malou SakuradaAug 24, 2013 at 2:34 am
    Lulu has a very beautiful voice if this was sung by a different artist it's probably not going to be this good.
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    UnregisteredOct 21, 2011 at 1:22 am
    This song is about thanking a man (teacher specifically) who has made a huge impact on your life or made you a better person. I believe it's a beautiful song about appreciating the people in one's life.
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    UnregisteredJan 4, 2014 at 2:40 am
    A nice song and pretty song and gave respect to the animal or animals that died and that you or I loved or the close-ones we loved and was with us too and the accident that happened to an dog too that one truck had slow down after there was a couple of dogs barking around by me and trying to get to me and I kicked one away while on the bike and when was going a little when waiting to get by one park car and one car that and zoom in and slow down to close to the park car and then the truck later came and slow down and waited to it too pass by and there goes one dog away close to the truck and went underneath and the truck that had slowed down decided to leave knowing the dog was around the area or went and waited underneath his truck and he left and with good respect and love to the dog and with the true god that could been with him and who is all-around!

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