"For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her [Live]" as written by and Paul Simon....
What a dream I had
Pressed in organdy
Clothed in crinoline of smoky Burgundy
Softer than the rain

I wandered empty streets down
Past the shop displays
I heard cathedral bells
Tripping down the alleyways
As I walked on

And when you ran to me, your
Cheeks flushed with the night
We walked on frosted fields of juniper and lamplight
I held your hand

And when I awoke and felt you warm and near
I kissed your honey hair with my grateful tears
Oh, I love you, girl
Oh, I love you


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"For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her" as written by Paul Simon

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    My InterpretationThis is literally about a dream about the narrator's lover. He wakes up to find the real thing is even better.

    I can relate to this. It happens to me every night.
    elh2780on June 10, 2017   Link

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