Children Of Eden - The Hardest Part Of Love chords

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This is the chord chart for the Broadway Musical "Children of Eden". This is one of my
favorite songs and I wanted to play it on my piano but there weren't any chords for it
(obviously.. it's from a musical) But I figured out the chords to it for anyone who 
would like to play it on their instrument of choice.


Intro:
E	D2/E	C#m/E	D2/E

Verse 1:
E D2/EOh this son of mine I love so well
C#m/E D2/EAnd all the toil it takes
E C#m7Id give to him a garden
D Eand keep it clear of snakes
G#m ABut the one thing he most treasures
B C#m F#mIs to make his own mistakes - ohhh
E D2/EHe goes charging on the cliffs of life
C#m/E D2/EA reckless mountaineer
E C#m7I could help him not to stumble
D EI could warn him what to fear
G#m AI could shout until Im breathless
B C#m F#mAnd hed still refuse to hear - ohhh
Chorus:
F#m Amaj7 BBut you cannot close the acorn
G#m7 C#mOnce the oak begins to grow
G#m G#m7 C#m7And you cannot close your heart
F#m A7 BTo what it fears and needs to know
G#m A C#m BThat the hardest part of love
EIs the letting go
Verse 2:
E D2/EAs a child I found a sparrow
C#m/E D2/EWho had fallen from the nest
E C#m7And I nursed him back to health
D ETill he was stronger than the rest
G#m ABut when I tried to hold it
B C#mIt would peck and scratch my chest
F#mTill I let it go
E D2/EAnd I watched it fly away from me
C#m/E D2/EWith its brightened self resolve
E C#m7And part of me was cursing
D EI had helped it grow so strong
G#m AAnd I feared it might go hungry
B C#m F#mAnd I feared it might go wrong - ohhh
Chorus:
F#m A7 BBut I could not close the acorn
G#m7 C#mOnce the oak began to grow
G#m G#m7 C#m7And I cannot close my heart
F#m A7 BTo what it fears and needs to know
G#m A C#m BThat the hardest part of love
EIs the letting go
E D2/E C#m/E D2/E
E D2/EAnd its only in Eden
C#m/E D2/EGrows a rose without a thorn
E C#m7And your children start to leave you
D EOn the day that they were born
G#m AThey will leave you there to cheer for them
B C#m F#mThey will leave you there to mourn ever so
E D2/ELike an ark on uncharted seas
C#m/E D2/ETheir lives will be tossed
E C#m7And deeper is your love for them
D EThe crueler is the cost
G#m AAnd just when they start to find themselves
B C#m F#mIs when you fear theyre lost - ohhh
Chorus:
F#m Amaj7 BBut you cannot close the acorn
G#m7 C#mOnce the oak begins to grow
G#m G#m7 C#m7And you cannot close your heart
F#m A7 BTo what it fears and needs to know
G#m A C#m BThat the hardest part of love
G#m A C#m BAnd the rarest part of love
C#m A BAnd the truest part of love
EIs the letting go
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