Peter Hammill - Again (chords - 2)

Chord transcription by Ola Rinta-Koski 17-Feb-96 This might actually be recorded in Em; transpose as appropriate.

I stretch my hands,
              Dm        G
clutch vacant laughter
              Em            Am
in silence and sweet, sweet pain;

without demand,
           Dm       G  Em
but with a longing
for what will never come again.

I smell your perfume
on the sheets in the morning -
it lingers like the patterns
on the window after rain,
a past that lives,
if only for the present...
which is gone and will never come again.

To your sad eyes,
turned away, mine say
 F        G       Am
'Do you? Did you? How?'
As the darkness
slides away the day
shows what was
    G             Am
and makes what is now.

I see your picture
as though it were a mirror
but there's no part of you
outside the frame
except the change that you game to me:
this will never come again.

I am me,
I was so before you,
but afterwards I am not the same.
You are gone
and I am with you:
        this will never come again.

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