Maura OConnell: Summerfly
This is one of the best songs ever! Check it out if you've never heard it
before . . . Of course, why would you be looking at this page if you've never
heard it before . . .
Em Am B7 Em
)In another younger day I could dream the time away in the (Am
)universe inside my room.
And the (B7
)world was really mine from June until (Em
)And if it wasn't really so, well I was lucky not to know,
and I was (Am
)lucky not to wonder why,
Cause the (B7
)Summer time is all that I (Em
)Summerfly was buzzing every (C
)night when I was young,
In the (B7
)gentle world my child like senses (Em
)When the world was just my cousin
and the (C
)wind was just the tone,
In the (B7
)voice my lonely moments listened (Em
And I look at me today and the dreams have gone away,
and I am where I never thought I would be.
Seeing things I never thought I would see happening to me.
And I lay awake at night while the darkness turns to light,
Hearing voices calling out my name.
Droning over and again the same message to me.
Crying who's your partner, who's your darling, who's your baby now.
Who wakes up at night to pull you in.
Well, it don't matter you'll just make her lonely anyhow,
I don't know why you even try to win.