ARTIST: Indigo Girls
TITLE: Ghost
Lyrics and Chords

[ Ebdim7 = xx1212 ]

There's a letter on the desktop that I dug out of a drawer
The last truce we ever came to from our adolescent war
And I start to feel the fever from the warm air through the screen
You come regular like seasons, shadowing my dreams

/ D G C(9) G / / / D G C(9) G C(9) G D G /

The Mississippi's mighty, but it starts in Minnesota
At a place that you could walk across with five steps down
And I guess that's how you started like a pinprick to my heart
But at this point you rush right through me and I start to drown

... / D G C(9) - / 

   And there's not enough room in this world for my pain
   Signals cross and love gets lost and time passed makes it plain
   Of all my demon spirits I need you the most
   I'm in love with your ghost
   I'm in love with your ghost

   / D Ebdim7 Em7 A7sus-A7 / D D/C# Bm7 - / 1st / C(9) G D G / /

Dark and dangerous like a secret that gets whispered in a hush
When I wake the things I dreamt about you last night make me blush
When you kiss me like a lover, then you sting me like a viper
I go follow to the river, play your memory like the piper

   And I feel it like a sickness, how this love is killing me
   But I'd walk into the fingers of your fire willingly
   And dance the edge of sanity, I've never been this close
   In love with your ghost
Oo oo-oo ooh, oo-oo ooh oo ooh
Oo oo-oo ooh, oo-oo ooh oo ooh

/ C(9) G D G / /

Unknowing captor, you'll never know how much you
Pierced my spirit, but I can't touch you
Can you hear it, a cry to be free
I'm forever under lock and key as you pass through me

/ Em7 - A7sus A7 / D D/C# F#7 - / 
   / Bm - E7 G / B7 - Em E Am C D D/C G D /

Now I see your face before me, I would launch a thousand ships
To bring your heart back to my island as the sand beneath me slips
As I burn up in your presence, and I know now how it feels
To be weakened like Achilles, with you always at my heels

   And my bitter pill to swallow is the silence that I keep
   It poisons me, I can't swim free, the river is too deep
   Though I'm baptized by your touch, I am no worse at most
   In love with your ghost
   In love with your ghost  
      You are shadowing my dreams
   In love with your ghost
      Oo oo-oo ooh, oo-oo ooh oo ooh
   In love with your ghost
      Oo oo-oo ooh, oo-oo ooh oo ooh

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