"She Moves On" as written by and Paul Simon....
I feel good
It's a fine day
The way the sun hits off the runway
A cloud shifts
The plane lifts
She moves on

But feel the bite
Whenever you believe that
You'll be lost and love will find you
When the road bends
And the song ends
She moves on

I know the reason I
Feel so blessed
My heart still splashes
Inside my chest, but she
She is like a top
She cannot stop
She moves on

A sympathetic stranger
Lights a candle in the middle of the night
Her voice cracks
She jumps back
But she moves on

She says â??Ooh my storybook lover
You have underestimated my power
As you shortly will discoverâ??

Then I fall to my knees
Shake a rattle at the skies
And I'm afraid that I'll be taken
Abandoned, forsaken
In her cold coffee eyes

She can't sleep now
The moon is red
She fights a fever
She burns in bed
She needs to talk so
We take a walk
Down in the maroon light

She says â??Maybe these emotions are
As near to love as love will ever beâ??
So I agree
Then the moon breaks
She takes the corner that's all she takes
She moves on

She says â??Ooh my storybook lover
You have underestimated my power
As you shortly will discoverâ??

Then I fall to my knees
I grow weak, I go slack
As if she'd captured the breath of my
Voice in a bottle
And I can't catch it back

But I feel good
It's a fine day
The way the sun hits off the run way
A cloud shifts
The plane lifts
She moves on


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"She Moves On" as written by Paul Simon

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    General CommentAbsolutely awesome lyricism, and incredibly creative bass playing on this track!

    I think this is about a very unhealthy, unequal love affair - a woman who simultaneously enjoys/appreciates the authenticity of the deep love the singer feels for her, but is incapable of committing to really loving or opening up to anyone. She knows how destructive she can be, and tries to warn him he will get hurt but he cannot deny his feelings for her.

    My favourite lines are these:

    "She says, 'Maybe these emotions are
    As near to love as love will ever be...'
    So I agree
    Then the moon breaks
    She takes the corner and that's all she takes
    She moves on"

    ...

    "Then I fall to my knees
    I grow weak, I go slack
    As if she'd captured the breath of my
    Voice in a bottle
    And I can't catch it back"
    musicnmeaningon September 18, 2016   Link

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