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Colin Hay – Maggie lyrics
When i first set eyes on you
First you beat me up
Then you kissed me too
We'd throw stones into the sea
There were no others there
Just you and me
Across the bridge and down the lane
I knew i loved you then
You said you did the same

Oh maggie, what have you done?
I should have seen it coming
Into your sight i'd run
Oh maggie, come to me tonight
I will wait up for you
Make sure you're alright
I miss you

You taught me how to sink or swim
When i was scared that day
You just pushed me in
And when nobody was around
You let me kiss you then
There the love i found
I said i'd never let you go
You just smiled at me
How was i to know?

Oh, maggie, what am i to do?
How i can live with only memories of you?
Oh, maggie, tell me the truth
When your ship was sinking
Did you think it through?
I miss you

You were the fountain of my youth
And when i fumbled
You showed me what to do
And when we were both seventeen
You left me standing there
But you were never mean
And when i saw you out with him
He looked much older
And you looked very thin

I hadn't heard from you in years
And then your mama called
She couldn't speak for tears
She said you left me a note
Inside my pocket burns
With these words you wrote

Hey darling boy, don't you cry for me
I am forever yours
Now that i am free
We'll be together
Throw stones into the sea
They'll be no others there
Just you and me
I miss you
Maggie's gone

I think you came the other night
You stroked my brow
Your eyes were full of light
May have only been a dream
But i would walk with you
To places i never have been
Maggie's gone

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