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We'll Sweep Out The Ashes Lyrics

"We'll Sweep Out The Ashes" was written by Joyce Allsup.
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We know it's wrong to let this fire burn between us
We've got to stop this wild desire in you and in me
So, we'll let the flame burn once again until the thrill is gone
Then we'll sweep out the ashes in the morning

We're two people caught up in the flame that has to die out soon
I didn't mean to start this fire and neither did you
So, tonight when you hold me tight we'll let the fire burn on
And we'll sweep out the ashes in the morning

Each time when we meet we both agree that it's for the last time
But out of your arms, I'm out of my mind
So, we'll taste the thrill of stolen love tonight until the dawning
And we'll sweep out the ashes in the morning

We're two people caught up in the flame that has to die out soon
I didn't mean to start this fire and neither did you
So, tonight when you hold me tight we'll let the fire burn on
And we'll sweep out the ashes in the morning

Yes, we'll taste the thrill of stolen love tonight until the dawning
And we'll sweep out the ashes
We'll sweep out the ashes
We'll sweep out the ashes in the morning

Songwriters
Joyce Allsup

Published by
SAWGRASS MUSIC PUBLISHERS INC

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