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This Side Of The Looking Glass

by Peter Hammill. Buy album CD: Other Songs I - T

The stars in the heavens still shine
Up above me: how lovely they'd seem
If you were with me
But you're gone through the looking-glass
And I am left to pass these nights alone.
I'm lost, I'm dumb, I'm blind,
I am drunk with sadness,
Sunk by madness -
The wave overwhelms me,
The mirror repels me,
The echo of your laugh
Drifts through the looking-glass
And I am alone.
No friendship no comfort no future no home,
The past lingers with me:
You're all the love I've ever known
Without you I'm nothing
But empty and silent,
Reflecting on all that I've lost.
I let you slip away so soon.
Can you hear me? This is my song
I am dying; you are gone.
These words are not enough to save my soul,
They just mock me from the mirror..
I'm cold and I'm yearning,
I've told you I'm burning,
My eyes can't stand the light...
Like a stray dog in the night
I'll shuffle off alone.
We all make our futures
But I have lost mine;
I'm hoping for a miracle
But finding no sign...
The stars in their constellations,
Each one sadly flickers and falls...
Without you they mean nothing at all

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Album: Other Songs I - T Lyrics
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  1. (In The) Black Room
  2. (No More) The Sub Mariner
  3. (On Tuesdays She Used To Do) Yoga
  4. A Louse Is Not A Home
  5. A Way Out
  6. Again
  7. Airport
  8. Been Alone So Long
  9. Birthday Special
  10. Candle
  11. Child
  12. Comfortable
  13. Crying Wolf
  14. Ferret And Featherbird
  15. Fireships
  16. Flight
  17. Fogwalking
  18. Forsaken Gardens
  19. Gaia
  20. Glue
  21. Golden Promises
  22. Happy
  23. His Best Girl
  24. I Once Wrote Some Poems
  25. Imperial Walls
  26. Imperial Zeppelin
  27. In Slow Time
  28. In The End
  29. Incomplete Surrender
  30. Jargon King
  31. Jeuneese Doree
  32. Labour Of Love
  33. Losing Faith In Words
  34. Lost And Found
  35. Man-Erg
  36. Modern
  37. Nobody's Business
  38. Not The Man
  39. Paradox Drive
  40. People You Were Going To
  41. Pompeii
  42. Re-awakening
  43. Rock And Role
  44. Sci-Finance
  45. Solitude
  46. Something About Ysabel's Dance
  47. Still Life
  48. Summer Song (in The Autumn)
  49. Sunshine
  50. Tapeworm
  51. The Birds
  52. The Comet, The Course, The Tail
  53. The Future Now
  54. The Institute Of Mental Health, Burning
  55. The Lie (Bernini's Saint Theresa)
  56. The Old School Tie
  57. The Spirit
  58. The Unconscious Life
  59. This Side Of The Looking Glass
  60. Time For A Change
  61. Time Heals
  62. Traintime
  63. Two Or Three Spectres


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