"Drops in the River" as written by and Robin Pecknold....
Crown of leaves, high in the window on a cold morning
Young today, old as a railroad tomorrow
Days are just drops in the river to be lost always
Only you, only you, you know

Years ago, birds of a feather would arrive nightly
Gone you know, held to another like clutched ivy
On the shore, speak to the ocean and receive silence
Only you, only you, you know

You hesitate so my memory fade, I'll hold to the first one
I wouldn't turn to another you say, on the long night we've made
Let it go

Only you, only you, you know
Only you, only you, you know

You hesitate so my memory fade, I'll hold to the first one
I wouldn't turn to another you say, on the long night we've made
Let it go

Speak to me slow my dear
No ghost of course in here
Pleased to be lonesome quiet and clear
All is alone in here


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    General CommentWhat I hear:

    Crown of leaves, high in the window on a cold morning
    Young today, old as a railroad tomorrow
    Days are just drops in the river to be lost always
    Only you, only you, you know.

    Years ago, birds of a feather would arrive nightly
    Gone you know, held to another like clutched ivy
    On the shore, speak to the ocean and receive silence
    Only you, only you, you know.

    You hesitate so my memory fade, I'll hold to the first one.
    I wouldn't turn to another you say, on the long night we've made
    Let it go.

    Only you, only you, you know.
    Only you, only you, you know.

    You hesitate so my memory fade, I'll hold to the first one.
    I wouldn't turn to another you say, on the long night we've made
    Let it go.

    Speak to me slow my dear,
    No ghost of course in here,
    Pleased to be lonesome quiet and clear,
    All is alone in here.
    DIscoPenguinon August 11, 2008   Link

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