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Suzanne Vega – Lightning lyrics

Lightning struck a while ago
And it's blazing much too fast
But give it rain of waiting time
And it will surely pass
Blow over


And it's happening so quickly
As I feel the flaming time
And I grope about the embers
To relieve my stormy mind
Blow over


Shaken this has left me
And laughing and undone
With a blinding bolt of sleeplessness
That's just begun
And a windy crazy running
Through the nights and through the days
And a crackling
Of the time burned away
Burned away


Now I feel it in my blood
All hot and sharp and white
With a whipcrack and a thunder
And a flash of flooding light


But there'll be a thick and smoky
Silence in the air
When the fire finally dies
And I'm wondering who'll be left there


In the ashes of the time
Burned away
Burned away


(1978)



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/suzanne_vega/lightning.html

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