What He Wrote Uke tab by Laura Marling

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Am chordAm(G chordG) C chordC
forgive me Hera
Dm chordDm C chordC
I cannot stay
Dm chordDm C chordC
he cut out my tongue
G/B chordG/B Am chordAm
there is nothing to save

(repeat)
love me oh lord
he threw me away
he laughed at my sins
in his arms I must stay

Am chordAm G chordG
he wrote
F chordF
I'm broke
Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm
please send for me

(repeat)
but I'm broken too
and spoken for
do not tempt me

Am chordAm (G chordG) C chordC
her skin is white
Dm chordDm C chordC
and I'm light as the sun
Dm chordDm C chordC G/B chordG/B Am chordAm
so holy light shines on the things you have done

F chordF G chordG E/G# chordE/G# Am chordAm
so I asked him how he became this man
F chordF G chordG E/G# chordE/G# Am chordAm
how did he learn to hold fruit in his hands
C chordC Dm chordDm
and where is the lamb that gave your name
C chordC G/B chordG/B Am chordAm
he had to leave though I begged him to stay

(repeat)
left me alone when I needed the light
fell to my knees and I wept for my life
if he had stayed of stayed you might understand
if he had of stayed you never would have taken my hand

Am chordAm G chordG
he wrote
F chordF
I'm low
Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm
please send for me

(repeat)
but I'm broken too
and spoken for
do not tempt me

C chordC Dm chordDm
and where is the lamb that gave your name
C chordC G/B chordG/B Am chordAm
he had to leave though I begged him to stay

F chordF G chordG E/G# chordE/G# Am chordAm
begged him to stay in my cold wooden grip
F chordF G chordG E/G# chordE/G# Am chordAm
begged him to stay by the light of this ship
C chordC Dm chordDm
me fighting him fighting light fighting dawn
C chordC G/B chordG/B Am chordAm
and the waves came and stole him and took him to war

Am chordAm G chordG
he wrote
F chordF
I'm low
Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm
please send for me

(repeat)
but I'm broken too
and spoken for
do not tempt me

Am chordAm(G chordG) C chordC
forgive me Hera
Dm chordDm C chordC
I cannot stay
Dm chordDm C chordC
he cut out my tongue
G/B chordG/B Am chordAm
there is nothing to save

(repeat)
love me oh lord
he threw me away
he laughed at my sins
in his arms I must stay

Am chordAm G chordG
we write
F chordF
that's all right
Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm
I miss his smell

(repeat)
we speak
when spoken to
and that suits us well

Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm
that suits us well
Am chordAm G chordG Am chordAm
that suits me well

 

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About this song

According to the What He Wrote Songfacts, this was inspired by letters from a wife to her husband in the Second World War.