Sonnet

Album: Urban Hymns (1997)
Charted: 74
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  • My friend and me
    Looking through her red box of memories
    Faded I'm sure
    But love seems to stick in her veins you know

    Yes, there's love if you want it
    Don't sound like no sonnet, my lord
    Yes, there's love if you want it
    Don't sound like no sonnet, my lord
    My lord

    Why can't you see
    That nature has its way of warning me
    Eyes open wide
    Looking at the heavens with a tear in my eye

    Yes, there's love if you want it
    Don't sound like no sonnet, my lord
    Yes, there's love if you want it
    Don't sound like no sonnet, my lord
    My lord

    Sinking faster than a boat without a hull
    My lord
    Dreaming about the day when I can see you there
    My side
    By my side

    Here we go again and my head is gone, my lord
    I stop to say hello
    'Cause I think you should know, by now
    By now
    By now
    By now
    By now
    By now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now
    Oh, by now Writer/s: Richard Ashcroft
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Woody from ManchesterFor a long time I thought it went "yer there's love if you want it, don't sound like I'm sellin' it." I thought it meant I can't make you love me.
  • Myla from San Diego, CaOne of my favorite songs from the Verve! On the part when he sings, "yeah, there's love if you want it, don't sound like no sonnet," to me that means that love doesn't have to be fancy or showy or rhyme like a well-metered poem (although Shakespeare did an awesome job on making those), as long as it is heartfelt. And to me that is the most poetic demonstration, something coming from the heart.
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