Testo della canzone Suzanne (Live) (First Aid Kit), tratta dall'album Who by Fire - Live Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Suzanne (Live) - First Aid Kit

Suzanne takes you down to her place near the river
You can hear the boats go by
You can spend the night beside her
And you know that she's half-crazy
But that's why you want to be there
And she feeds you tea and oranges that come all the way from China
And just when you mean to tell her that you have no love to give her
She gets you on her wavelength
And she lets the river answer that you've always been her lover

And you want to travel with her
And you want to travel blind
And you know she will trust you
For you've touched her perfect body with your mind

Now Jesus was a sailor as he walked upon the water
And he spent a long time watching from his lonely wooden tower
Until he knew for certain only drowning men could see him
He said all men shall be sailors then until the sea shall free them
But he himself was broken, long before the sky would open
Forsaken, almost human, he sank beneath your wisdom like a stone

And you want to travel with him
And you want to travel blind
And you think maybe you'll trust him
For he's touched your perfect body with this mind

Now, Suzanne takes your hand and she leads you to the river
She's wearing rags and feathers from Salvation Army counters
And the sun pours down like honey on our lady of the harbor
And she shows you where to look among the garbage and the flowers
There are heroes in the seaweed
There are children in the morning
And they're leaning out for love
And they will lean that way forever
While Suzanne holds the mirror

And you want to travel with her
And you want to travel blind
And you know that you will trust her
For she's touched your perfect body with her mind



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Writer(s): Leonard Cohen, Graeme Allwright
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