Out in the harbor
The ships come in, it's Christmastime
The kids all holler carols 'cross the water
Stars that shine

All that I want, all that I want

Above the rooftops
The full moon dips its golden spoon
I wait on clip-clops, deer might fly
Why not? I met you

All that I want, all that I want

And when the night is falling
Down the sky at midnight
Another year is stalling
Far away a good bye, good night

All that I want., all that I want, all that I want

So small a turning
The world grows older every day
An ache, a yearning
Soften when I hear you say

All that I want, all that I want

And when the cold wind's blowing
Snow drifts through the pine trees
In houses lights are glowing
Likewise in your eyes that find me here

With all that I want.

Out in the harbor
The ships come in, it's Christmastime
It's Christmastime
It's Christmastime.

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    General Commentbeautiful song--about how she wants everything--and how her life has turned out. i love it so much, i don't really know what to do with myself
    hab204on March 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI get the biggest warm fuzzy when I listen to this.
    NorthWriteron September 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so sweet. it's really cute. i love this: "Above the rooftops/The full moon dips its golden spoon/I wait on clip-clops, deer might fly/Why not? I met you" it's like she's a little kid waiting up on christmas eve in hopes of hearing the raindeer's hooves on the roof, and she believes that it can happen because she never thought she'd meet someone but she met him. their love made her a believer.
    whenshesmileson January 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentawwww
    deer might fly. why not? i met youuu
    that is so so so sweet.
    young againon December 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI know that this song is supposed to make you feel good but whenver i listen to it it leaves me with such a sad feeling im not sure why
    goldengirl19927on March 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI agree with goldengirl that this sort of a sad song. She seems to be singing to someone that she absolutely fallen head over heels for and still wait and yearns for him. They don't end up together but she still hopes because Christmastime is a season of perpetual hope. I still love this song.
    whingaon May 09, 2009   Link

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