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Released: 2001 10 New Songs V
1 In My Secret Life
2 A Thousand Kisses Deep (for Sandy)
3 That Don't Make It Junk
4 Here It Is
5 Love Itself
6 By the Rivers Dark
7 Alexandra Leaving
8 You Have Loved Enough
9 Boogie Street
10 The Land of Plenty
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Leonard Cohen
10 New Songs - (2001)



Previous Song - Love Itself By the Rivers Dark Next Song - Alexandra Leaving


By the rivers dark
I wandered on.
I lived my life
in Babylon.

And I did forget
My holy song:
And I had no strength
In Babylon.

By the rivers dark
Where I could not see
Who was waiting there
Who was hunting me.

And he cut my lip
And he cut my heart.
So I could not drink
From the river dark.

And he covered me,
And I saw within,
My lawless heart
And my wedding ring,

I did not know
And I could not see
Who was waiting there,
Who was hunting me

By the rivers dark
I panicked on.
I belonged at last
To Babylon.

Then he struck my heart
With a deadly force,
And he said, 'This heart:
It is not yours.'

And he gave the wind
My wedding ring:
And he circled us
With everything.

By the rivers dark,
In a wounded dawn,
I live my life
In Babylon.

Though I take my song
From a withered limb,
Both song and tree,
They sing for him.

Be the truth unsaid
And the blessing gone,
If I forget
My Babylon.

I did not know
And I could not see
Who was waiting there.
Who was hunting me.

By the rivers dark,
Where it all goes on:
By the rivers dark
In Babylon.



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