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Neil Young - When I Watch You Sleeping Lyrics

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Neil Young – When I Watch You Sleeping Lyrics

When I watch you sleeping
there is nothing that you hide
When I smell you breathing
there is a sweetness from inside

And when I feel you stern
And the day is about to brake
outside wings are warring
and the skies are there to take

I wonder how I got so close to you
and see the chances that you take
without thinking I am going there too
these are the promises you make
when your eyes are blinded by love
and the history of fate

When I hear you burn
like a kitten and a lion
and I feel your softness
how you got in without trying

then you role and tumble
with your dreams still holding on
and I hear that rumble
in the stomach of the dawn

today I paint my masterpiece
tonight I trace my tears
thinking through my path to you
and where I stumble through the years

today I paint my masterpiece
tonight I trace my tears
thinking through the road I took to you
and how I stumble through the years

that’s when I knew I never had hold you down
repeating all roads and fears

now the crows are calling
and the blackbirds sing in my ear
you got one eye open
and I am smiling through my tears

but you will never see that
they are inside with my fears
in a place that’s fading away
taking on the years

[Lyrics to When I Watch You Sleeping by Neil Young]


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