Priests

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Judy Collins

Judith "Judy" Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter, known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk, show tunes, pop, rock and roll and standards), and for her social activism. She is an alumna of MacMurray College, Jacksonville… more »

And who will write love songs for you
When I am Lord at last
And your body is the little highway shrine That all my priests have passed That all my priests have passed?

My priests, they will put flowers there
They will kneel before the glass But they'll wear away your little window, love
They will trample on the grass They will trample on the grass 
And who will shoot the arrow That men will follow through your grace When I am Lord of memories And all your armor has turned to lace
And all your armor has turned to lace?

The simple life of heroes The twisted life of saints They just confuse the sunny calendar
With their red and golden paint
With their red and golden paint

And all of you have seen the dance That God has kept from me
But he has seen me watching you
When all your minds were free
When all your minds were free

And who will write love songs for you
When I am Lord at last
And your body is the little highway shrine That all my priests have passed That all my priests have passed?

My priests, they will put flowers there
They will stand before the glass But they'll wear away your little window, love
They will trample on the grass They will trample on the grass 

Written by: LEONARD COHEN

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