Steven A. Jent

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The Scarlet Pimpernel

I wish that we were meant to see

What is and isnít meant to be.

If you canít see that Iím in love, I think I ought to go.

It took so long to write this song.

Iím still not sure itís right or wrong.

I have so much I want to say, but you donít want to know.


Weíve loved a while in our odd style,

And Iíve been glad to make you smile.

I thought sometimes Iíd reached your heart, but I could never tell.

They seek him here, they seek him there.

Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.

Is he in Heaven or in Hell, that damned, elusive Pimpernel?



All words and music copyright © 1975Ė2011 Steven A. Jent