Arthur Jacob Arshawsky (May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004), commonly known by his stage name, Artie Shaw, was an American clarinetist, composer, and bandleader. Also an author, Shaw wrote both fiction and non-fiction writings. more »
I dim all the lights and I sink in my chair.
The smoke from my cigarette climbs through the air.
The walls of my room fade away in the blue,
And I'm deep in a dream of you.
The smoke makes a stairway for you to descend;
You come to my arms, may this bliss never end,
For we love anew just as we used to do
When I'm deep in a dream of you.
Then from the ceilingSweet music comes stealing;
We glide through a lover?s refrain.
you're so appealing
That I'm soon revealing
My love for you over again.
My cigarette burns me, I wake with a start;
My hand isn't hurt, but threr's pain in my heart.
Awake or asleep, every memory I?ll keep
Deep in a dream of you
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