THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE
The first time ever I saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
The moon and the stars were the gifts you gave
To the dark and the endless sky, my love.
The first time ever I kissed your mouth
I felt the earth move through my hand
Like the trembling heart of a captive bird
That was there at my command.
The first time ever I lay with you
I felt your heart so close to mine
And I knew our joy would fill the earth
And last to the end of time, my love.
The first time ever I saw your face.
© Bicycle Music // EWAN MACCOLL