The Boy With A Moon And Star On His Head Lyrics - Cat Stevens
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A gardener's daughter stopped me on my way, on the day I was
"It is you who I wish to share my body with", she said.
"We'll find a dry place under the sky with a flower for a bed.
And for my joy, I will give you a boy with a moon and
star on his head."
Her silver hair flowed in the air, laying waves across the sun.
Her hands were like the white sands, and her eyes had
We left the road and headed up to the top of the
And we walked 'till we came to where the holy magnolia stood.
And there we laid cool in the shade singing songs and
With the naked earth beneath us and the universe above.
The time was late, my wedding wouldn't wait; I was sad but
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So while she was asleep, I kissed her cheek for cheerio.
The wedding took place and people came from many
There was plenty merriment, cider and wine did abound.
But out of all that I recall, I remembered the girl I met.
'Cause she had given me something that my heart could not
A year had passed and everything was just as it was a year
As if it were a year before...
Until the gift that someone left, a basket by my door.
And in there lay the fairest little baby crying to be fed;
I got down on my knees and kissed the moon and star on
As years went by the boy grew high and the village looked
on in awe.
They'd never seen anything like the boy with the moon and
And people would ride from far and wide just to seek the
word he spread.
I'll tell you everything I've learned, and Love is all...he said.
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love is all he said | Reviewer: Zach S. | 4/7/10
What a beautiful story this song tells. A last fantasy before the constraints of marriage! The part that always sets me thinking is the line, "and love is all he said." We have to wonder whether it's supposed to be "'love' is all he said," or "'love is all' he said." Either way, the message is pure and simple, but the way the line is given, we get two messages in one.
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