Windmills of your mind

( Supposed to be on the Thomas Crown Affair OST, but rejected ! )

Like a tunnel that you follow to a tunnel of it's own
Down a hallow to a cavern where the sun has never shown
Like a door that keeps revolving in a half-forgetton dream
Or the ripples from a pebble someone tosses in a stream
Like a clock whose hands are sweeping past minutes of his face
And the world is like an apple spinning silently in space

Like the circles you'll find
In the windmills of your mind

Keys that jingle in your pocket
Words that jangle in your head
Why did summer go so quickly
Was is something that you said
Lovers walk along a shore
Leaving footprints in the sand
Is the sound of distant trouble
Just the fingers of your hand
Pictures hanging in a hallway
And the fragment of a soul
Half-remembered names and faces
But to whom do they belong
When you knew and it was over
You were suddenly aware
That the autumn leaves were turning
To the color of his hair

Like a circle in a spiral
Like a wheel within a wheel
Never ending or beginning
On a ever spinning reel
As the images unwind
Like the circles you'll find
In the windmills of your min


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    General CommentSting sang this song on Thomas Crown Affair instead, his version is quite different.
    drydenroseon June 22, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is the most incredible song ever. How come no one has posted anything regarding this ??? It appeals to so many senses and conjures up so many images through the use of metaphors. It's describing our monkey minds !
    domg55on June 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI thought it was to the color of "Her" hair-LOVE the version of this song on the Muppet Show (Second season, I believe)- A very sad song about a lost love, I believe. I could be wrong, I suppose.
    loderunneron April 07, 2013   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of those lost songs that noone plays anymore. It has amazing lyrics and a fantastic tune. So sad that songs like this will not be heard by most of the young folks.
    loderunneron April 07, 2013   Link

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