When She Held
Me In Her Arms
by Marc Gunn, Bard 2001
this song while my ex-fiancee was living away from Austin. I was driving
down 24th street in Austin, Texas, when I heard the song. I pulled
into a park, and started writing. This romantic song was the result,
and it has won of the hearts of numerous young ladies. It is a song
about finding true love and never turning back. I recorded it for my non-typical love songs CD, A Tribute to Love.
a market, I wandered and prayed
That I'd find me a woman I might marry some day.
Well, I never dreamed when I prayed that prayer
That the woman I longed for was standing there.
she held me in her arms that night,
I held her close, and I held her tight.
And I swore that day forth, I'd love her all of me life.
When she held me in her arms that night.
of the sweetest lilac skin.
And I admit it now it drew me in
Oh, her voice cast a spell I could not disobey.
Every word was a river that swept me away.
market became a more beautiful place:
The flowers more fragrant, and the clothing all lace.
And her eyes, oh, her eyes! They begged me to stay
And twenty years later, I've not regretted a day.
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