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Artist :Leonard Cohen
Album :Songs Of Love And Hate
Title :

Avalanche



Well I stepped into an avalanche
It covered up my soul;
When I am not this hunchback that you see
I sleep beneath the golden hill.
You who wish to conquer pain
You must learnlearn to serve me well.

You strike my side by accident
As you go down for your gold.
The cripple here that you clothe and feed
Is neither starved nor cold;
He does not ask for your company
Not at the centrethe centre of the world.

When I am on a pedestal
You did not raise me there.
Your laws do not compel me
To kneel grotesque and bare.
I myself am the pedestal
For this ugly hump at which you stare.

You who wish to conquer pain
You must learn what makes me kind;
The crumbs of love that you offer me
They're the crumbs I've left behind.
Your pain is no credential here
It's just the shadowshadow of my wound.

I have begun to long for you
I who have no greed;
I have begun to ask for you
I who have no need.
You say you've gone away from me
But I can feel you when you breathe.

Do not dress in those rags for me
I know you are not poor;
You don't love me quite so fiercely now
When you know that you are not sure
It is your turnbeloved
It is your flesh that I wear.

 



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