"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes [1940]" as written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin....
They asked me how I knew
My true love was true
Oh, I of course replied
Something here inside cannot be denied

They said someday you'll find
All who love are blind
Oh, when your heart's on fire
You must realize
Smoke gets in your eyes

So I chaffed them and I gaily laughed
To think they could doubt my love
Yet today my love has flown away
I am without my love

Now laughing friends deride
Tears I can not hide
Oh, so I smile and say
When a lovely flame dies
Smoke gets in your eyes
Smoke gets in your eyes



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"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" as written by Jerome Kern Otto Harbach

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    My InterpretationIt sounds like love can be bittersweet, unrequited, and blind. The person truly believes in love but their friends might be cynical.The person then gets the heart broken and believes that love can be blind like his or her friends' warned about.
    nic01on October 15, 2014   Link

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