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Alpenglow

We were safe in the forest
Where the world could just ignore us
And the was no stern Greek chorus
Giving voice to all our fears

But the whole dream faded
As reality invaded
And it got so complicated
That our moment disappeared

No matter how we missed the boat
That ship has sailed, that's all she wrote
Bridges burn and chapters close
And you can't go back beyond the pale

Blue moon, Red Pine
And the memories of auld lang syne
Fleeting as the alpenglow



© 2015 Craig Carothers & Bruce Hornsby