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Across the purple sky, all the birds are leaving
But how can they know it's time for them to go?
Before the winter fire, I will still be dreaming
I have no thought of time

For who knows where the time goes?
Who knows where the time goes?

Sad, deserted shore, your fickle friends are leaving
Ah, but then you know it's time for them to go
But I will still be here, I have no thought of leaving
I do not count the time

For who knows where the time goes?
Who knows where the time goes?

And I am not alone while my love is near me
I know it will be so until it's time to go
So come the storms of winter and then the birds in spring again
I do not fear the time

For who knows how my love grows?
And who knows where the time goes?



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    I have known and loved this song for many years, from our engagement to 34 years of marriage. It initially spoke to me of our love and plans to stay together, then symbolized our coming to Canada, travelling across the evening sky as if with the migrating birds, and now speaks to me as we are facing the later years of life together. Who knows how our love grows.

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