C G C I recognize the writing, on the plain white envelope. Am G Am F G C I've wondered where she'd wind up, before she called or wrote. F G Am G Am The answer's in a circle, through the word 'Love' on a stamp, Dm C G C Postmarked Birmingham C G C I'd have bet on California, 'cause her sister's in Bel Aire. Am G F G C Or I could see Seattle, with her mom and dad up there. C F C G Am She never mentioned Alabama, so I don't understand. Dm C G C Postmarked Birmingham Chorus: Am F G C A two-page letter written on, Ramada stationary. Am F G C Dated April twenty-two. Dm C She asked me not to hate her, said she's sorry. Dm F C G F G But leavin's what she felt she had to do. C G C So the day she left she made it, two hundred miles south. Am G Am Did she settle there, did she mail this note F G C on her way out of town. F C G Am What chance is there to find her, when the only clue I have is Dm C G C Postmarked Birmingham Repeat Chorus C G C Every day down by the mailbox, standin' on the curb I check. Am G Am F G C The upper right hand corner, of every piece of mail I get. F C Am Hopin' there's that certain circle, G Am Through the word 'Love' on a stamp. Dm C G C Postmarked Birmingham, F C G C F G C Postmarked Birmingham.