People Have the Power

Album: Dream of Life (1988)
Charted: 97
  • I was dreaming in my dreaming
    Of an aspect bright and fair
    And my sleeping it was broken
    But my dream it lingered near
    In the form of shining valleys
    Where the pure air recognized
    And my senses newly opened
    I awakened to the cry
    That the people have the power
    To redeem the work of fools
    From the meek the graces shower
    It's decreed the people rule

    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power

    Vengeful aspects became suspect
    And bending low as if to hear
    And the armies ceased advancing
    Because the people had their ear
    And the shepherds and the soldiers
    And they lay among the stars
    Exchanging visions
    And laying arms
    To waste in the dust
    In the form of shining valleys
    Where the pure air recognized
    And my senses newly opened
    I awakened to the cry

    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power

    Where there were deserts
    I saw fountains
    Like cream the waters rise
    And we strolled there together
    With none to laugh or criticize
    And the leopard
    And the lamb
    Lay together truly bound
    I was hoping in my hoping
    To recall what I had found
    I was dreaming in my dreaming
    God knows a purer view
    As I lay down to my sleeping
    I commit my dream to you

    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power

    The power to dream to rule
    To wrestle the earth from fools
    It's decreed the people rule
    It's decreed the people rule

    I believe everything we dream
    Can come to pass through our union
    We can turn the world around
    We can turn the earth's revolution
    We have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power
    People have the power

    The power to dream to rule
    To wrestle the earth from fools
    It's decreed the people rule
    It's decreed the people rule

    We have the power
    We have the power
    The people have the power
    We have the power Writer/s: FRED SMITH, PATTI SMITH
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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