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Hallelujah

My love for you will never fade
You locked the door; my bed I’ve made
A face in the crowd reminds me: so you
The smile at tilt; the voice that lilt
The auburn hair; the skin so fair
My tender heart skips a beat: Hallelujah
 
CHORUS: Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
Your eyes held mine, a magic spell
The pain I felt was a pleasing hell
No one could e’ver compare to you
You touched my face with your hand
The time all round came to a stand
From my soul I moaned: Hallelujah
 
CHORUS: Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
Love’s tender touch now in the past
Around I’d see: Nothing e’er last
The things I did could’ve blew’ you
The cars I drove at such high speed
The fast life our friends would lead
We did not understand the Hallelujah
 
CHORUS: Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
I tempted you with a bit of snow*
You didn’t at first want to know
If y’ didn’t know how I’d show you
The surreal dream showed on your face
Everything moved at a faster pace
You shouted my name: Hallelujah!

CHORUS: Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
You pulled away then from me
I was begging for you please to see
What this was doing to us; to you
All that mattered was the crave
Your life given over to a rave
You’ve shut me out in this Hallelujah
 
CHORUS: Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
Your beauty faded before my eyes
The pain you caused with all your lies
I couldn’t bear to see what we did to you
Your dreams had fallen and paranoid
The reality, now null and void
A syringe, your only Hallelujah
 
CHORUS: Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
On our true love I will always dine
To’ve turned back to another time
To happy times I loved and knew you
For bringing you into this ruin
Sorry! This was all my doin’
For me there will be no more Hallelujah.
 

Inspired by: © Hallelujah, by Leonard Cohen 

For guitar direction: "Hallelujah chords best version":- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jN6qD45gtA


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*snow: slang for cocaine 

22 May 2016

Copyright © Suzette Richards | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 5/24/2016 6:52:00 AM

    Great lyrics, Suzette, and a great song you've used as inspiration. T.J
  1. Date: 5/22/2016 6:50:00 AM

    Who is Frank? I am not Frank.
  1. Date: 5/22/2016 5:17:00 AM

    Great song.. I wrote something similar once and did a contest on the same song... Great write Suzette..
  1. Date: 5/22/2016 4:53:00 AM

    SUZETTE!!! What am amazing write. I'm enthralled! So good to see you posting. This was a journey that had a sad ending; however, every journey means a lesson learned...though painful. Hugs, dear one.

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