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Leonard Cohen – Light As The Breeze lyrics

She stands before you naked
You can see it, you can taste it
But she comes to you light as the breeze
You can drink or you can nurse it
It don't matter how you worship
As long as you're
Down on your knees
So I knelt there at the delta
At the alpha and the omega
At the cradle of the river and the seas
And like a blessing come from heaven
For something like a second
I was healed and my heart
Was at ease
Chorus
O baby I waited
So long for your kiss
For something to happen
Oh something like this
And you're weak and you're harmless
And you're sleeping in your harness
And the wind going wild
In the trees
And it's not exactly prison
But you'll never be forgiven
For whatever you've done
With the keys
It's dark and it's snowing
O my love I must be going
St. Lawrence River
Is starting to freeze
And I'm sick of pretending
I'm broken from bending
I've lived too long on my knees
Then she dances so graceful
And your heart's hard and hateful
And she's naked
But that's just a tease
And you turn in disgust
>From your hatred and from your love
And she comes to you
Light as the breeze
Chorus
There's blood on every bracelet
You can see it, you can taste it
And it's please baby
Please baby please
And she says, drink deepy pilgrim
But don't forget there's still a woman
Beneath this
Resplendent chemise
So I knelt there at the delta
At the alpha and the omega
I knelt there like one who believes
And like a blessing come from heaven
For something like a second
I was cured and my heart
Was at ease
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