ten year storm

(c) Laurie Childers

intro: D A D E7 A Key: A


D A

you once called me your reluctant lover

D E7 A

I found it harder to be just your friend

D A F#m

I like to think that I made the right choice

D E7 E6 A

it would have been a ten year storm

D E7 E6 A

it would have been a ten year storm


E D A

we are blessed by gentle rains

E F#m D A E (E7 E6 E5)

and I can handle growing pains

D E A

but when love’s a hurricane

D E A F#m

who could still be sane?

D E F#m B omit 3

and have a heart still warm?

D E A

at the end of a ten year storm

D E A

at the end of a ten year storm


(instrumental)


E D A

we are blessed by gentle rains

E F#m D A E (E7 E6 E5)

and I can handle growing pains

D E A

but when love’s a hurricane

D E A

what is left to rebuild?

D E A F#m

how much damaged, how much killed?

D E A F#m

who could still be sane?

D E F#m B omit 3

and have a heart still warm?

D E A

at the end of a ten year storm

D E A (pause)

at the end of a ten year storm

 

D A

you once called me your reluctant lover

D E7 A

I found it harder to be just your friend

D A F#m

it proved a gift, that painful sacrifice

D E Amaj7 F#m

we did avert a ten year storm

D E A

we did avert a ten year storm

D E A9 A

it would have been, it would have been a ten year storm