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When The World Was Woken - Lyrics by Barclay James Harvest, The


When the world was woken
Save all unknowing eyes
And thoughts that once were spoken
Left only to despise
And when the dawn is breaking
Look upward to the sky
If life is so hard to live
Why not die?
When the world has woken
And shadows leave the air
Then each spell will be broken
For everyone who cares
The day will then be endless
The night will soon pass by
If life is so hard to live
Why not die?

When the world has woken
For all who see the sun
And gentle words are spoken
The dawning has begun
Then man can live together
With one triumphant cry
If life is so hard to live
Why not die?