E-Chords
Patti Smith

Blue Poles(Chords)

Patti Smith

Key: Em
verse 1 
Em   C G    B         Em     C      F 
Mother as I write the sun dissolves 
           Em   C   G         B 
Blood life streaming cross my hand 
Em        C      F 
And these words, these words 
Em   C     G         B 
Hope dashed immortal hope 
Em   C        F 
Hope streaking the canvas sky 


G Em D C Am G C D Blue poles infinitely winding, as I write, as I write (x2)
verse 2 Em C G B We joined the long caravan Em C F Hungry dreaming going west Em C G B Just for work just to get a job Em C And we never got lucky F We just forged on Em C G B And the dust the endless dust Em C F Like a plague it covered everything Em C G B Hal fell with the fever Em C F And mother I did what I could
G Em D C Am G C D Blue poles infinitely winding, as I write, as I write (x2)
verse 3 Em C G B We prayed we prayed for rain Em C F G Em D C Am G C D I never wanted to see the sun again Em C G B All my dresses you made by hand Em C F We left behind on the road Em C G B Hal died in my arms Em C F We buried him by the river
G Em D C Am G C D Blue poles infinitely winding, as I write, as I writex2 D G I write

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