In a crowded room, you search for my eyes, When the music plays, you lend me your arm, You love me tender, you kiss me true - You mesmerize with your mystical charm. You spot the twinkle in my longing eyes, You feel the butterflies flutter their wings, We dance away throughout the night - To the sound of lutes and soothing strings. We glide on the floor in a warm embrace, To a tune that's joyous, its melody sweet, On tippy toes, I whirl round in circles - I touch the ground and land on your feet. When those eyes of yours meet my own, You place a gentle kiss beneath my brow, I stroke the touch of grey in your ruffled hair - To love and cherish you forever, I avow. I rest my head on your wide shoulders, You kiss the creases on my scarred cheek, While others are drawn to my painted face - You look beyond, it is my heart you seek. When the viola quavers in doleful strains, In a gallant spiral, you bring me close, We listen to our hearts beat as one -. Together, we shall overcome all woes.
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