Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to HUNTER'S LULLABY by Leonard Cohen. Please check back for more Leonard Cohen lyrics.

HUNTER'S LULLABY Lyrics

Artist: Leonard Cohen
Album: Various Positions

Your father's gone a-hunting
He's deep in the forest so wild
And he cannot take his wife with him
He cannot take his child

Your father's gone a-hunting
In the quicksand and the clay
And a woman cannot follow him
Although she knows the way

Your father's gone a-hunting
Through the silver and the glass
Where only greed can enter
But spirit, spirit cannot pass

Your father's gone a-hunting
For the beast we'll never cannot bind
And he leaves a baby sleeping
And his blessings all behind

Your father's gone a-hunting
and he's lost his lucky charm
And he's lost the guardian heart
That keeps the hunter from the harm

Your father's gone a-hunting
He asked me to say goodbye
And he warned me not to stop him
I wouldn't, I wouldn't even try

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Leonard Cohen Lyrics
Leonard Cohen Various Positions Lyrics

More Leonard Cohen Music Lyrics:
Leonard Cohen - CAME SO FAR FOR BEAUTY Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - DIAMONDS IN THE MINE Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - HEY, THAT'S NO WAY TO SAY GOODBYE Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - HUMBLED IN LOVE Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - JOAN OF ARC Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - TEACHERS Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - THE WINDOW Lyrics