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Janis Ian – When Angels Cry lyrics

When Angels Cry
(Janis Ian)
Wait Your tired arms must rest
Let this moment pass
Wait until the morning
Close your eyes and you will see
Who you used to be
Left without a warning
Who knew one so big could grow so small
Lighter than the writing on the wall
When angels cry, can I stand by
When stones weep, can my heart sleep
Wish I'd never heard, wish I'd never heard
Wish I'd never heard
The power of a four letter word
'Cause only love will matter in the end
For a woman or a man
What's the difference now
Here we live with bottles
And needles and truth
Here is your living proof
That death cannot be proud
Some say it's a judgement on us all
I can't believe that God could be that small
When angels cry, can I stand by
When stones weep, can my heart sleep
Wish I'd never heard, wish I'd never heard
Wish I'd never heard
The power of a four letter word
If ever was a rose that longed to bloom
If ever was a heart that longed to fly
If ever was an angel, it was you
So close your eyes and say goodbye
Goodbye
When angels cry, I can't stand by
When stones weep, I can't sleep
Guess I've finally learned
Guess I've finally learned
Yes, I've finally learned
That love is just a four letter word
Hope is just a four letter word



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