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Cat Stevens – Sad Lisa lyrics
She hangs her head and cries on my shirt.
She must be hurt very badly.
Tell me what's making you sadly?
Open your door, don't hide in the dark.
You're lost in the dark, you can trust me.
'Cause you know that's how it must be.

Lisa Lisa, sad Lisa Lisa.

Her eyes like windows, tricklin' rain
Upon her pain getting deeper.
Though my love wants to relieve her.
She walks alone from wall to wall.
Lost in a hall, she can't hear me.
Though I know she likes to be near me.

Lisa Lisa, sad Lisa Lisa.

She sits in a corner by the door.
There must be more I can tell her.
If she really wants me to help her.
I'll do what I can to show her the way.
And maybe one day I will free her.
Though I know no one can see her

Lisa Lisa, sad Lisa Lisa.

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Sad Lisa meanings

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    I agree with unregistered. I believe Cat is singing about a transsexual. A biological male who identifies as a female and is trapped in an existence that brings nothing but sadness. No one can see her, but she exists in him and he is struggling with his identity and trying to let her out.
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    I believe this song is about the feminine aspect in Cat Stevens himself. He knows how hard it is for "her" to be trapped inside another person's dark hall (his heart). And even if one day he might "free her", "no one can see her" since it is so hard for a man to assume femininity.
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