Between Sun And Moon
by Rush

Album: Counterparts (1993)
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  • There is a lake between sun and moon
    Not too many know about
    In the silence between whisper and shout
    The space between wonder and doubt

    This is a fine place
    Shining face to face
    Those bonfire lights in the mirror of sky
    The space between wonder and why

    Ahh yes to yes to ahh ahh to yes
    Why the sun why the sun

    There is a fine line between love and illusion
    A fine place to penetrate
    The gap between actor and act
    The lens between wishes and fact

    This is a fine place
    To hesitate
    Those bonfire lights in the lake of sky
    The time between wonder and why

    Some need to pray to the sun at high noon
    Some need to howl at the midwinter moon
    Reborn and baptized in a moment of grace
    We just need a break
    From the headlong race

    Ahh yes to yes to ahh ahh to yes
    Why the sun why the sun

    This is a fine place, shining face to face
    These bonfire lights in the mirrored sky
    The space between wonder and why

Comments: 6

  • Jennifer from Chicago, IlHere's audio of Pys Dubois reading the original version of his poem "A Lake Between The Sun and Moon":
  • John from New York, NyThe link above does not work for Pye's original poem. Does anyone have a new one?
  • Matt from Houston, TxDoesn't lee look a bit like ozzy osbourne with his glasses on?
  • John from Asheville, Nc*Good* song on Counterparts. I don't dislike anything on that album and there's no exception here.
  • David K from Tampa, FlFun song, A song where Alex provides more backing vocals than usually when played live
  • Jesse from L.a., CaI think this song is better live than on Counterparts. Listen to the boot on the Rush in Rio CD.
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