Marcie by Joni Mitchell

Marcie in the quilt of flowers
Steps inside a candy store
Reds are sweet and greens are sour
Still no letter at her door
So she'll wash her flower curtains
Hang them in the wind to dry
Dust her tables with his shirt and
wave another day goodbye
Marcie's faucet needs a plumber
Marcie's sorrow needs a man
Red is autumn, green is summer
Greens are turning and the sand
All along the ocean beaches
stares up empty at the sky
Marcie buys a bag of peaches
stops a postman passing by
And summer goes, falls to the sidewalk 
like stringand brown paper
Winter blows up from the river
There's no one to to take her......
to the sea
Marcie dresses warm, its snowing
takes a yellow cab uptown
red is stop and green's for going
Sees a show and rides back down
Down along the Hudson River
Past the shipyards in the cold
still no letter's been delivered
still the winter's days unfold
Like magazines fading in dusty grey attics
and servers make a dream
Dream back to summer
and all he tells her
Wait for me
Marcie leaves and doesn't tell us
Where, why she moved away
Red is angry, green is jealous
that was all she had to say
Someone thought they saw her Sunday
window shopping in the rain
Some heard she bought a one-way
ticket and went west again

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