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Donovan – Catch The Wind lyrics

In the chilly hours and minutes of uncertainty,
I want to be in the warm heart of your loving mind.
To feel you all around me,
And to take your hand along the sand,
Ah, but I may as well try and catch the wind.

When sundown pales the sky,
I want to hide a while behind your smile,
And everywhere I look your eyes I find.
For me to love you now, would be the sweetest thing,
T'would make me sing,
Ah, but I may as well try and catch the wind.

When rain has hung the leaves with tears,
I want you near, to kill my fears,
To help me to leave all my blues behind.
Standing in your heart is where I want to be
And long to be,
Ah, but I may as well try and catch the wind.

Ah, but I may as well try and catch the wind.



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    I would think it is about unrequited love. He loves the woman but either knows, or believes he does not have chance with her. It would appear I am supposed to type at laast 50 words here. What would be the purpose of that? I think I expressed what I felt in the first two sentences.
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    To me it makes me think that the guy really wants this girl but thinks it would be too hard, he might not have the motivation to really try to be with her, that he may as well give up, that he may as well "try to catch the wind".

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