Chords in this song

A chordBm chordD chordE chordGbm chord

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Intro: AA chord  DD chord  AA chord


     AA chord
You came with the season, as the first swallow sang
a brown headed stranger, with a five-letter name
    DD chord BmBm chord AA chord
dooodoodoo


     AA chord
We planted our kisses where the wild berries grow 
my feet sprouted wings and I flew all the way home 
   DD chord BmBm chord AA chord
dooodoodoo


     GbmGbm chord            DD chord            AA chord
My cheeks red like fire engines racing 
   GbmGbm chord           DD chord             AA chord
straight to the heat of your skin
        GbmGbm chord              DD chord
and I know our days are numbered, 
       AA chord           DD chord
early bird of the summer
            AA chord                 EE chord      AA chord 
you'll fly south just as the fall begins


     AA chord
The leaves changed their colors and the schoolyards were filled
My coat with the patches barely keeps out the chill 
   DD chord BmBm chord AA chord
dooodoodoo


     AA chord
You sent me a postcard from a town out of state, 
I wish it were warmer and I hope you're the same
   DD chord BmBm chord AA chord
dooodoodoo


     GbmGbm chord             DD chord             AA chord
The fields where we wandered were golden
    GbmGbm chord   DD chord        AA chord
Now only muddy my boots
        GbmGbm chord            DD chord 
and I know I should recover,
          AA chord           DD chord 
you're a bird of the summer,
        AA chord               EE chord       AA chord 
I was wrong to try and capture you

Interlude: AA chord  DD chord  AA chord

Gbm, E, Bm, D, A, DD chord
Flight
Gbm, E, Bm, D, A, DD chord
Flight

Interlude:
    AA chord
    D, E, AA chord - 2x -

 GbmGbm chord         DD chord            AA chord
Gone is the pale hand of winter
 GbmGbm chord         DD chord              AA chord
Here is the first flush of may
     GbmGbm chord            DD chord
And soon I will discover
         AA chord            DD chord 
whether birds of the summer
        AA chord                EE chord   AA chord 
fly in circles or just fly away    

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