How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns

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Paul Simon

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an award-winning musician whose talents in composing, performing, and vocal harmony placed him at the forefront of the singer-songwriters on an international scale. Simon's fame, influence and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Gar… more »

In the blue light 
Of the Beverly Motel
 Wondering as the television burns
How the heart approaches what it yearns 

In a fever 
I distinctly hear your voice  Emerging from a dream, the dream returns
How the heart approaches what it yearns 

 After the rain on the Interstate  Headlights slide past the moon
A bone-weary traveler that
 Waits by the side of the road
Where's he going?

In a dream we are lying on the top of a hill
And headlights slide past the moon
I roll in your arms
And your voice is the heat of the night 
I'm on fire

In a phone booth
In some local bar and grill  Rehearsing what I'll say, my coin returns 
How the heart approaches what it yearns 
How the heart approaches what it yearns

Written by: PAUL SIMON

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