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water paper and clay
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difficulty: expert



CHORUS:

Db               Bbm          Ab  Bbm Gb

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Db      F        Db  F Db Ab

and fire to burn the way.

CHORUS:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab

and fire to burn the way.

#1.

Db                 Bbm    Db             Bbm

Water to bless the child, drink the holy wine.

Gb                Db    Bbm   Eb

Rain and sea, the berry tree, storm and calm,

    Gb         Ab

the will to be kind.

CHORUS:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab

and fire to burn the way.

#2.

Db                  Bbm          Db

Bright paper leaves we'll throw, dream of your

        Bbm

wedding day.

Gb                     Db      Eb Bbm

Ashes and pens, the confession to cleanse,

    Eb                  Gb        Ab

the printed vow and the unwritten way.

CHORUS:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab

and fire to burn the way.

#3.

Db               Bbm  Db                Bbm

Old clay to bury you, bring you safe to ground.

Gb                 Db        Bbm

Salt and sand, the practical hand,

    Ebm                       Gb          Ab

the pull of the earth and the world going round.

CHORUS:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab

and fire to burn the way.

#4.

Db                         Bbm   Db

Fire to burn and prove the clay, fire to turn

    Bbm

the ground.

         Gb                    Db       Bbm

From the flames you'll fly and feel the air,

        Eb                    Gb       Ab

and the rush of the wind will bear you down.

CHORUS:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab

and fire to burn the way.

CHORUS:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab

and fire to burn the way.

OUTRO:

Db               Bbm   Gb     Db      Bbm 

Water, paper and clay, air to car-ry  you,

    Eb               Gb Ab



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