The Rose Above the Sky
Something jewelled slips away Round the next bend with a splash Laughing at the hands I hold out Only air within their grasp All you can do is praise the razor For the fineness of the slash 'Til the Rose above the sky Opens And the light behind the sun Takes all Gutless arrogance and rage Burn apart the best of tries You carry the weight of inherited sorrow From your first day till you die Toward that hilltop where the road Forever becomes one with the sky 'Til the Rose above the sky Opens And the light behind the sun Takes all Ozone on the midnight wind Got me thinking of the sea And the mercies of the currents that brought Me to you and you to me And in the silence at the heart of things Where all true meetings come to be 'Til the Rose above the sky Opens And the light behind the sun Takes all
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