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My eyes adored you
Though I never laid a hand on you
My eyes adored you
Like a million miles away from me, you couldn't see
How I adored you
So close, so close
And yet so far


Carried your books from school
Playing make-believe you're married to me
You were fifth grade, I was sixth
When we came to be


Walking home every day, over
Barnegat Bridge and Bay
'Til we grew into the me and you
Who went our separate ways

Headed for city lights
Climbed the ladder up to fortune and fame
I worked my fingers to the bone
Made myself a name

Funny, I seem to find
That no matter how the years unwind
Still I reminisce 'bout the girl I miss
And the love I left behind

All my life I will remember
How warm and tender we were way back then
Though I'm feeling sad regrets
I know I won't ever forget you, my childhood friend



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