Cat Stevens

Cat Stevens - The Boy With A Moon And Star On His Head

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A gardener's daughter stopped me on my way, on the day I was

to wed

It is you who I wish to share my body with she said

We'll find a dry place under the sky with a flower for a bed

And for my joy I will give you a boy with a moon and

star on his head.

Her silver hair flowed in the air laying waves across the sun

Her hands were like the white sands, and her eyes had

diamonds on.

We left the road and headed up to the top of the

Whisper Wood

And we walked 'till we came to where the holy magnolia stood.

And there we laid cool in the shade singing songs and

making love...

With the naked earth beneath us and the universe above.

The time was late my wedding wouldn't wait I was sad but

I had to go,

So while she was asleep I kissed her cheek for cheerio.

The wedding took place and people came from many

miles around

There was plenty merriment, cider and wine abound

But out of all that I recall I remembered the girl I met

'Cause she had given me something that my hear could not


A year had passed and everything was just as it was a year


As if was a year before...

Until the gift that someone left, a basket by my door.

And in there lay the fairest little baby crying to be fed,

I got down on my knees and kissed the moon and star on

his head.

As years went by the boy grew high and the village looked

on in awe

They'd never seen anything like the boy with the moon and

star before.

And people would ride from far and wide just to seek the

word he spread

I'll tell you everything I've learned, and Love is all...he said.

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