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Ferron

Ain't Life A Brook(Chords)

Ferron

Key: D
Intro D  G  Em  D 

D  
I watch you reading a book 
                     G                  
I get to thinking our love's a polished stone 
                Em 
You give me a long drawn look 
                                             D 
I know pretty soon you're going to leave our home 

And of course I mind 
                   G 
Especially when I'm thinking from my heart 
                Em 
But life don't clickety clack down 

A straight line track 
                                 D 
It comes together and it comes apart 

           G                 A 
You say you hope I'm not the kind 
            Bm       F# 
To make you feel obliged 
D    G                     A     
To go ticking through your time 
       Bm        F#    D   G 
With a pained look in your eyes 
                  A 
You give me the furniture 
        Bm       F#      D 
We'll divide the photographs 
      G 
Go out to dinner one more time 

Have ourselves a bottle of wine 
                Em 
And a couple of laughs 

                      D 
And when first you left 
            G 
I stayed so sad I wouldn't sleep 
              Em 
I know that love's a gift, I thought yours was mine 
                           D 
And something that I could keep 
                                  G 
Now I realize that time is not the only compromise 
      Em 
But a bird in the hand could be an all night stand 
                                         D 
Between a blazing fire and a pocket of skies 

    G                 A 
So I hope I'm not the kind 
            Bm     F# 
To make you feel obliged 
D    G                     A 
To go ticking through your time 
       Bm        F#    D   G 
With a pained look in your eyes 
                 A         D                  Bm 
I covered the furniture, I framed the photographs 
        G 
Went out to dinner one more time 
                                            Em 
Had myself a bottle of wine and a couple of laughs 

                   D 
And just the other day 
          G 
I got your letter in the mail 
              Em 
I'm happy for you, its been so long 
                                            D 
You've been wanting a cabin and a backwoods trail 

And I think that's great...me 
         G 
I seem to find myself in school 
          Em 
It's all Ok, I just want to say 
                                D 
I'm so relieved we didn't do it cruel 

But ain't life a brook 
                     G 
Just when I get to feeling like a polished stone 
            Em 
I give me along drawn look 
                                       D 
It's kind of a drag to find yourself alone 

And sometimes I mind 
                   G 
Especially when I'm waiting on your heart 
               Em 
But life don't clickety clack down 

A straight line track 
                                D 
It comes together and it comes apart 

       G                    A 
Cause I know you're not the kind 
           Bm     F# 
To make me feel obliged 
D    G                   A 
To go ticking through my time 
       Bm        F#    D G 
With a pained look in my eyes 
           A                 Bm      F#      D 
I sold the furniture, I put away the photographs 
        G 
Went out to dinner one more time 
           Em 
Skipped the bottle of wine 

Had a couple of laughs 
               D 
And wasn't it fine 

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