Author's Note: This song is dedicated to my Aunt who passed away on 15/12/2007 after a brave fight with cancer.
Key: F# Capo 1 - Play F
Bbsus2 Fsus2/A Bbsus2 Fsus2/A "When will you be home?" she asks As we watch the planes take off Bbsus2 C A/C# Dm7 Dm7 We both know we have no clear answer to where my dreams may lead Bbsus2 Fsus2/A Bbsus2 Fsus2/A She's watched me as I crawled and stumbled As a child she was my world Bbsus2 C A/C# Dm7 Fsus2/A Bbsus2 F/C And now to let me go I know she bleeds and yet she says to me
Fsus2/A F/Bb Fsus2/A Dm7 Dm7 * You can fly so high Keep your gaze upon the sky F/Bb C9 A/C# Dm7 I'll be praying every step along the way F/Bb C9 A/C# Dm7 Dm7/C Dm/B Even though it breaks my heart to know we'll be so far apart Bbsus2/G Fsus2/A Bbsus2 C9 F I love you too much to make you stay Baby fly away
Bbsus2 Fsus2/A Bbsus2 Fsus2/A Autumn leaves fell into spring time and silver-painted hair Bbsus2 C A/C# Dm7 Dm7 Daddy called one evening saying "We need you. Please come back" Bbsus2 Fsus2/A Bbsus2 Fsus2/A When I saw her laying in her bed Fragile as a child Bbsus2 C A/C# Dm7 Fsus2/A Bbsus2 F/C Pale just like an angel taking flight I held her as I cried *