Treaty

Album: You Want It Darker (2016)
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  • I've seen you change the water into wine
    I've seen you change it back to water too
    I sit at your table every night
    I try but I just don't get high with you

    I wish there was a treaty we could sign
    I do not care who takes this bloody hill
    I'm angry and I'm tired all the time
    I wish there was a treaty
    I wish there was a treaty
    Between your love and mine

    They're dancing in the street, it's Jubilee
    We sold ourselves for love but now we're free
    I'm sorry for the ghost I made you be
    Only one of us was real and that was me

    I haven't said a word since you've been gone
    That any liar couldn't say as well
    I just can't believe the static coming on
    You were my ground, my safe and sound
    You were my aerial

    The fields are crying out, it's Jubilee
    We sold ourselves for love but now we're free
    I'm sorry for the ghost I made you be
    Only one of us was real and that was me

    I heard the snake was baffled by his sin
    He shed his scales to find the snake within
    But born again is born without a skin
    The poison enters into everything

    And I wish there was a treaty we could sign
    I do not care who takes this bloody hill
    I'm angry and I'm tired all the time
    I wish there was a treaty
    I wish there was a treaty
    Between your love and mine Writer/s: Leonard Cohen
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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