"Simple Twist of Fate" as written by and Bob Dylan....
They sat together in the park
As the evening sky grew dark
She looked at him and he felt a spark
Tingle to his bones
It was then he felt alone
And wished that he'd gone straight
And watched out for a simple twist of fate.

They walked alone by the old canal
A little confused, I remember it well
Stopped in to an old hotel
With a neon burning bright
He felt the heat of the night
Hit him like a freight train
Movin' with a simple twist of fate.

A clarinet some place softly played
She was walkin' on by the arcade
She heard the melody rise and fade
The sun was comin' up
She dropped a coin the cup
Of a blind man at the gate
And forgot about a simple twist of fate.

He woke up and she was gone
He didn't see nothin' but the dawn
He got out of bed, put his clothes back on
Pushed back the blinds
Found a note she'd left behind
To which he just could not relate,
All about a simple twist of fate.

He hears the ticking of the clocks
And walks along through the city blocks
Hunts her down by the waterfront docks
Where the sailors all come in
Maybe she'll see him once again
Oh, how long must he wait?
One more time for a simple twist of fate.

People tell me that it's a crime
To feel too much at any one time
She should've caught me in my prime
She would have stayed with me
Instead of going off to sea
And leaving me to meditate
Upon that simple twist of fate.


Lyrics submitted by AllynT

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