Dm Em Dm Dm Dm Em Dm This spring made winter an insulting opening offer, now the passing lane Dm is getter harder to negotiate, thawing out and icing up again. Dm Past the Mint, where a circle of provincial flags Em Dm are flagging in the front yard, Dm tired of trying to make us think that it hasn't always been so hard. F F F The sky looks seasick on the boxcar sway, F Dm where the Atlantic and Pacific are the very same far away. Dm Em So the sun pulls me out a bit and lets me go, and I'm a vacuum power cord (Dm) (Dm) in the back of that van full of kids cleaning carpets for the Lord, Dm Em Dm and I make a little list of sounds I've found have comforted us in the past: Dm the roar of the rumble strips, and the Mennonite metre of the flood forecast, F F F or how the wind strums on those signs that say F the Atlantic and Pacific are the very same far away. Dm Em Dm Dm X2 F F F Steer this boat around the snow plow spray F while the Atlantic and Pacific are the very same far away.