Timeless Skies

Album: Time Passages (1978)
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  • While travelling northwards
    On a back country lane
    I came on the village
    Where first I grew
    And stopped to climb up
    The hill once again
    Looking down from the tracks
    To the grey slate roofs

    I watched the village moving
    As the day went slowly by
    In the field we lay here
    Lovers' footsteps went by
    In the fields we lay here
    My very first love and I
    Under timeless arcadian skies
    Under timeless arcadian skies

    The old canal lies
    Sleeping under the sky
    The barges are gone to a lost decade
    On overgrown banks here
    Lovers' footsteps went by
    Long before ever the roads were made
    And in our turn we passed here
    And carved our names on trees
    As the days washed by like
    Waves of an endless sea
    Under timeless arcadian skies
    Under timeless arcadian skies

    Time runs through your fingers
    You never hold till its gone
    Some fragments just linger with you
    Like snow in the spring hanging on

    I left the village behind in the night
    To fade like a sail in the darkening seas
    The shifts and changes in the patterns of life
    Will weather it more that the centuries
    And in another village in a far off foreign land
    The new day breaks out opening up its hand
    And the sun has the moon in his eyes
    As he wanders the timeless skiesWriter/s: AL STEWART
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
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