Bob DylanThe Water Is Wide

The water is wide and I can't cross over Neither have I wings that I could fly Build me a boat that can carry two And both shall row my love and I. There is a ship and it sails on the sea Loaded deep as deep can be But not as deep as the love I'm in I know not if I sink or swim. I leaned my back up against an oak Thinkin' it was a trusty tree But first it bent and then it broke Just like my own false love to me. Oh love is gentle, love is kind Gay as a jewel when first it's new But love grows old and waxes cold And fades away like some morning dew. The water is wide and I can't cross over Neither have I wings to fly Build me a boat that can carry two And both shall row my love and I.
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