"The Water Is Wide" as written by and Peter Seeger....
The water is wide I can not get o'er
And neither have I wings to fly
Give me a boat that will carry two
And both shall row my love and I


There is a ship it's sailing the sea
It's loaded deep as deep can be
But not so deep as my love for him
I know not if 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 morning dew

build me a boat that can carry two
and both shall row my love and I

The water is wide I can not get o'er
And neither have I wings to fly
Give me a boat that will carry two
And both shall row my love and I
And both shall row my love and I



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"The Water Is Wide" as written by Peter Seeger

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