Dance Me to the End of Love

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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Norman Cohen, (September 21, 1934- November 7, 2016) CC GOQ, was a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work often explored religion, isolation, sexuality, and interpersonal relationships. Cohen was inducted into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and both the … more »

Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic till I'm gathered safely in
Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove Dance me to the end of love Dance me to the end of love

Oh, let me see your beauty when the witnesses are gone
Let me feel you moving like they do in Babylon Show me slowly what I only know the limits of Dance me to the end of love Dance me to the end of love
 Dance me to the wedding now, dance me on and on Dance me very tenderly and dance me very long
We're both of us beneath our love, we're both of us above Dance me to the end of love Dance me to the end of love
 Dance me to the children who are asking to be born Dance me through the curtains that our kisses have outworn Raise a tent of shelter now, though every thread is torn Dance me to the end of love
 Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic till I'm gathered safely in Touch me with your naked hand or touch me with your glove Dance me to the end of love Dance me to the end of love Dance me to the end of love

Written by: LEONARD COHEN

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