"The Water Is Wide" as written by Jean-paul Cabrieres and Traditional,....
The water is wide
I can't cross over
And neither have
I wings to fly
Build me a boat
That can carry two
And both shall row
My love and i

There is a ship
And she sails the sea
She's loaded deep
As deep can be
But not so deep
As the love I'm in
I know not how
I sink or swim

Oh love is handsome
And love is fine
The sweetest flower
When first it's new
But love grows old
And waxes cold
And fades away
Like summer dew

I lean my back against some oak
thinking it was a trusty tree
but first it bent
and then it broke
as my own love
proved false to me

Build me a boat
That can carry two
And both shall row
My love and i
And both shall row
My love and i

Love grows cold
as it grows old
'till it fades away
like the morning dew
and the water is wide
I can't cross over
neither have I wings to fly
build me a boat
that can carry two
both shall roll
my love and I
we both shall roll
my love and I



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"The Water Is Wide" as written by Jean-paul Cabrieres

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