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I Love Your Cool Green Eyes and Light Brown Hair

Music: Planxty Maggie Browne
By Turlough O'Carolan.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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I love your cool green eyes and light brown hair.
I love the way my fear faints at your touch.
I love the way I call you and you're there,
Ready to take charge--but not too much!
I love the way you are a little boy
Needing me to kiss away all pain,
And then the jolt of automatic joy
When you say you love me yet again.
I love my anchor in a surging sea,
My partner winging through a darkened sky,
My pleasure-mate who loves to toy with me,
My mirror and my goal, my word, my eye.
I love the one who lets me live as two.
All this you are to me, and I to you.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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