Cinnamon Tree (Esperanza Spalding)

Cinnamon tree, graceful and free We meet just once in a while but the spice in your smile is magic to me Cinnamon tree, wise and sturdy Your roots are firm in the ground to soak up whats around and make sweet seasoning, oh Please rub off on me So I carry a little of your auburn hue For spice when days are dull or dreary You bend your bows towards me Times I'm weak and need someone to turn to You share your flavor, ease my misery You give of that you are And just keep on growing Your fragrance lives in all who know you Cinnamon tree, graceful and free We meet just once in a while but the spice in your smile is magic to me Cinnamon tree, wise and sturdy Your roots are firm in the ground to soak up whats around and make sweet seasoning, oh It still amazes me I just think of one stirring conversation With you and my cup is filled with new infusions And like your honesty In the midst of all the sweetened chatter Your earthy taste stand real perspective You give of that you are And just keep on growing Your fragrance lives in all who love you Cinnamon tree, graceful and free We meet just once in a while but the spice in your smile is magic to me Cinnamon tree, wise and sturdy Your roots are firm in the ground to soak up whats around and make sweet seasoning, oh