Lyrics Depot
Lyrics » Leonard Cohen Lyrics » SISTERS OF MERCY Lyrics
Find Song Lyrics:



Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to SISTERS OF MERCY by Leonard Cohen. Please check back for more Leonard Cohen lyrics.

SISTERS OF MERCY Lyrics

Artist: Leonard Cohen
Album: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

(from the album 'SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN')

Oh the sisters of mercy, they are not departed or gone.
They were waiting for me when I thought that I just can't go on.
And they brought me their comfort and later they brought me this song.
Oh I hope you run into them, you who've been travelling so long.

Yes you who must leave everything that you cannot control.
It begins with your family, but soon it comes around to your soul.
Well I've been where you're hanging, I think I can see how you're pinned:
When you're not feeling holy, your loneliness says that you've sinned.

Well they lay down beside me, I made my confession to them.
They touched both my eyes and I touched the dew on their hem.
If your life is a leaf that the seasons tear off and condemn
they will bind you with love that is graceful and green as a stem.

When I left they were sleeping, I hope you run into them soon.
Don't turn on the lights, you can read their address by the moon.
And you won't make me jealous if I hear that they sweetened your night:
We weren't lovers like that and besides it would still be all right,
We weren't lovers like that and besides it would still be all right.
Comments/Interpretations
no comments yet


Name:
Comment:






Related:
Leonard Cohen Lyrics
Leonard Cohen The Songs of Leonard Cohen Lyrics

More Leonard Cohen Music Lyrics:
Leonard Cohen - A THOUSAND KISSES DEEP Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - BIRD ON THE WIRE Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - BY THE RIVERS DARK Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - Dear Heather Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - MINUTE PROLOGUE Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - Tennessee Waltz Lyrics
Leonard Cohen - THAT DON'T MAKE IT JUNK Lyrics

© 2014 LyricsDepot.com. All Rights Reserved.
All lyrics are the property of their respective authors, artists and labels.