A blackbird sings in Basin Street

As evening kisses the day

The lamp outside is the setting sun

Its light steals the night away


All around this little house

That means so much to you and me

Whispers of a misty evening

Romances each gentle tree


The canal is in its silence

As swans embrace

Waterhens make circles

Our love in Naas


So let us celebrate each moment

As the stars multiply the sky

And evening melts into timelessness

There is no such word as why


Now I murmur sweet nothingness

As snowdrops lay in flower

For all I have I give to you

From now with every hour

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