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Waterstriders (The Bridge)
By Martin Tielli
From the Album Operation Infinite Joy


D                C                ? Am   
I'll go when the sun gets lower,
Am          D
Down by the bridge,
D               C            ? Am
Where the amber water pools
Am              D
and foam gather in the stones by the shore
D              C        Am
[All along the river,
Am            D
waterstriders play]
D                    C    Am
I'm thinking about...
Am                   D
I'm thinking about...
D
I'm thinking about...
D                 C                 Am
You are descended from the slaves
Am                         D
who escaped to here in the early days.
D                         C           Am
Bones weathering from the embankment
Am        D
after the ice broke.
D                  C         Am
I'm thinking about forever.
Am                 D
I'm thinking about staying
D                  C    Am
I'm thinking about...
Am                     D
I'm thinking about how close you came to dying.
D                 C        Am
When I die please bury me
Am             D
underneath the hanging tree
D                        C          Am
I want to lie with these questions
Am       D
forever


I like to put this chord between the C and Am
for a single strum. See first verse
Don't know what it's called - don't care
 
C       ?      Am  
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1-------1-------1--
----------------2--
2---------------2--
3-------2----------
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Best,
NEIN