Like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free .
"Bird on the Wire"
and you kissed me shy as though I'd never been your loverLeonard Cohen
Rust rust rust in the engines of love and timeLeonard Cohen
Although only one man may be receiving the favors of a woman, all men in her presence are warmed. That's the great Generosity of women and the great generosity of of the Creator who worked it out is that there are no unilateral agreements on sexuality .Leonard Cohen
It was only when you walked away I saw you had the perfect ass. Forgive me for not falling in love with your face or your conversation.Leonard Cohen
Only in Canada could somebody with a voice like mine win 'Vocalist of the Year'.Leonard Cohen
And Jesus was a sailor When he walked upon the water And he spent a long time watching From his lonely wooden tower And when he knew for certain Only drowning men could see him He said "All men will be sailors then Until the sea shall free them" But he himself was broken Long before the sky would open Forsaken, almost human He sank beneath your wisdom like a stoneLeonard Cohen
I told you when I came I was a stranger.Leonard Cohen
I finally broke into the prison I found my place in the chain Even damnation is poisoned with rainbowsLeonard Cohen
Everybody knows that the dice are loaded Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed Everybody knows that the war is over Everybody knows the good guys lost Everybody knows the fight was fixed The poor stay poor, the rich get rich That's how it goes Everybody knows.Leonard Cohen
Everybody knows that you love me baby Everybody knows that you really do Everybody knows that you've been faithful Ah give or take a night or two Everybody knows you've been discreet But there were so many people you just had to meet without your clothes And everybody knowsLeonard Cohen
If you want a lover I'll do anything you ask me to. And if you want another kind of love I'll wear a mask for you.Leonard Cohen
Every heart to love will come But like a refugee.Leonard Cohen
And here you are hurried, And here you are gone; And here is the love, That it's all built upon.Leonard Cohen
Here is your cross, Your nails and your hill; And here is your love, That lists where it willLeonard Cohen
I fought against the bottle but I had to do it drunkLeonard Cohen
And sometimes when the night is slow The wretched and the meek We gather up our hearts and go A Thousand Kisses Deep.Leonard Cohen
The candles burned The moon went down The polished hill The milky town Transparent, weightless, luminous Uncovering the two of us On that fundamental ground Where love's unwilled, unleashed, unbound And half the perfect world is found.Leonard Cohen
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