She Moves On


written and performed by Paul Simon
from "Rhythm Of The Saints."
Transcribed by Erik Strom.


Bm     Em           Bm  
Oo---------------------

        
 I feel good

            
It's a fine day

            Em               
The way the sun hits off the runway

        
A cloud shifts

          
The plane lifts

          Bm    
She moves on


            
But feel the bite

               
Whenever you believe that

                             Em       
You'll be lost and love will find you

               
 When the road bends

             
And the song ends

          Bm     B7sus4                       Bm  
She moves on


B7sus4                       Bm            Em/B Bm   Em/B 
Bm            
   I know the reason

          
I feel so blessed

               Em
My heart still splashes

          
Inside my chest, but she

              
She is like a top

           
She cannot stop

    A     Bm  
She moves on


  
A sympathetic stranger

                                     Em    
Lights a candle in the middle of the night

          
Her voice cracks

          
She jumps back

              Bm  
But she moves on


                   Em            
 She says "Ooh  my storybook lover

                           
You have underestimated my power

       Bm              
As you shortly will discover"


                  
Then I fall to my knees

                      
Shake a rattle at the skies

        
I'm afraid that I'll be taken

 
Abandoned, forsaken

                        B7sus4        
In her cold coffee eyes


           Bm
 She can't sleep now

            
The moon is red

             Em
She fights a fever

             
She burns in bed

             
She needs to talk so

          
We take a walk

    A         Bm   
Down in the maroon light


          
She says "Maybe these emotions are

                                  Em
As near to love as love will ever be"

      
So I agree


              
Then the moon breaks

              
She takes the corner that's all she takes

          Bm    
She moves    on



                   Em            
 She says "Ooh  my storybook lover

                           
You have underestimated my power

       Bm              
As you shortly will discover"
                  
Then I fall to my knees

                  
I grow weak, I go slack

                                    
As if she captured the breath of my


voice in a bottle

                     
And I can't catch it back


           
But I feel good

            
It's a fine day

            Em               
The way the sun hits off the runway

        
A cloud shifts

          
The plane lifts

          Bm     
She moves on 



Repeat and fade:

Bm                 
   Dit-di-lidle-la

                       Em                   
 Dit-di-lidle-la, ooh,      ooh




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