Lyrics: Softly over

Softly over

It’s over, there’s nothing more to say
Silent comes the night time, end another summer’s day
I can just remember, or is this the dream that never goes away

Understand me, I’m calling
Understand me, can you hear me call

Night time, surely it’s a lie
No-one ever told me, I just let the chance go by
Wishing there was time enough, you tell me there’s no time, but I can try


Speak now, without the summer light
All the words I should have spoken, when you held me tight
Still I’ll keep on calling, till the morning ends another lonely night


I’ll be waiting for you hoping, that someday you’ll hear me calling
But there’s never any answer, just the echo of the call

[credit: Clarke]

Note: Another song of love gone wrong, ‘Softly over’ speaks of chances not taken. The lyrics leave a lot to imagination, but there are images of a summer encounter (a holiday love?) that was over before it really started – too late to mend, but a memory that may last for a long time.

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