The Way We Were

Memories . . . like the corners of my mindmisty, water-coloured, memories of the way we were!
Scattered pictures, of the smiles we left behindsmiles we gave to one another for the way we were!
Can it be that it was all so simple then,or, has time rewritten every line? If we had the chance to do it all again,tell me, would we, could we?
Memories . . . may be beautiful, and yet,what's too painful to remember we simply choose to forgetso it's the laughter, we will remember,whenever we remember, the way we were!
. . . the way we were!
Music by Marvin Hamlischand lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman , 1973