The Ship on His Arm

Album: Hard Bargain (2011)
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  • Where are you now
    She writes, "Where are you now, my love?
    Do you have food to eat,
    Shoes for your tired feet
    Am I the one you're dreaming of?"
    Do you know how I miss you
    How I long to kiss you
    Pray for the day you will come
    Back to me my darling one

    He thinks about her
    All through the long watches of night
    The bullets are flying,
    Young men are dying
    He prays for the first crack of light
    And when he can finally sleep
    Into his dream she'll sweep
    On the sweet web she has spun
    And for a while they are one

    When she kisses the ship on his arm
    All of his sorrows unravel
    He knows he will come to no harm
    Over all of the miles he has travel
    Her love is an anchor
    Her love is forever
    It's true now her love is the charm
    When she kisses the ship on his arm

    Blessed are they these fearless young lovers
    Their lives have just barely begun
    Blessed is the day they return to each other
    After all of the battles are done
    And finally they are one

    When she kisses the ship on his arm
    And all of their sorrows unravel
    They've come through the eye of the storm
    Unafraid of the miles left to travel
    Love is an anchor
    Love is forever
    It's true now that love is the truth
    When she kisses the ship on his arm Writer/s: EMMYLOU HARRIS
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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