G Gm Schoolbag in hand D F#m She leaves home in the early morning G Gm Waving goodbye D F#m With an absent-minded smile G Gm I watch her go D F#m With a surge of that well-known sadness G A D And I have to sit down for a while G A D F# The feeling that I'm losing her forever G A D And without really entering her world G A D I'm glad whenever I can share her laughter A D That funny little girl G D Slipping through my fingers all the time F#m Em I try to capture every minute G D The feeling in it A D Slipping through my fingers all the time G D Do I really see what's in her mind F#m Em Each time I think I'm close to knowing G D She keeps on growing A D Slipping through my fingers all the time G Gm Sleep in our eyes D F#m Her and me at the breakfast table G Gm Barely awake D F#m I let precious time go by G Gm Then when she's gone D F#m There's that odd melancholy feeling G A D And a sense of guilt I can't deny G A D F# What happened to the wonderful adventures G A D The places I had planned for us to go (slipping through my fingers all the time) G A Well some of that we did D But most we didn't A D And why I just don't know Slipping through my fingers... G A D F# Sometimes I wish that I could freeze the picture G A D And save it from the funny tricks of time G A D Slipping through my fingers... G Gm Schoolbag in hand D F#m She leaves home in the early morning G Gm Waving goodbye D With an absent-minded smile...
Songwriter/Composer Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson
Album/Movie/Genre The Visitors
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