Old Friends

  • Old friends, old friends
    Sat on their park bench like bookends
    A newspaper blown through the grass
    Falls on the round toes
    Of the high shoes of the old friends

    Old friends, winter companions, the old men
    Lost in their overcoats, waiting for the sunset
    The sounds of the city sifting through trees
    Settles like dust on the shoulders of the old friends

    Can you imagine us years from today
    Sharing a park bench quietly
    How terribly strange to be seventy

    Old friends, memory brushes the same years
    Silently sharing the same fears Writer/s: Paul Simon
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Christine from Venice, FloridaHow can i obtain print license rights to print a photographic book i did years ago to these lyrics?
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