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The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

This song is by The Temptations.

The first time ever I saw your face
WRITER EWAN MacCOLL

The first time ever I saw your face I thought the sun rose in your eyes And the moon and stars were the gifts you gave To the dark and the empty skies, my love, To the dark and the empty skies. The first time ever I kissed your mouth And felt your heart beat close to mine Like the trembling heart of a captive bird That was there at my command, my love That was there at my command. The first time ever I lay with you I felt the earth move in my hand I thought our joy would fill the earth And last till the end of time, my love, And last