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Songs to Aging Children Come Lyrics

from Clouds

"Songs to Aging Children Come" is track #3 on the album Clouds. It was written by Mitchell, Joni.
"Songs to Aging Children Come" is track #3 on the album Clouds. It was written by Mitchell, Joni.

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Through the windless wells of wonder
By the throbbing light machine
In a tea leaf trance or under
Orders from the king and queen

Songs to aging children come
Aging children, I am one

People hurry by so quickly
Don't they hear the melodies
In the chiming and the clicking
And the laughing harmonies?

Songs to aging children come
Aging children, I am one

Some come dark and strange like dying
Crows and ravens whistling
Lines of weeping, strings of crying
So much said in listening

Songs to aging children come
Aging children, I am one

Does the moon play only silver
When it strums the galaxy?
Dying roses, will they will their
Perfumed rhapsodies to me?

Songs to aging children come
This is one

Songwriters
MITCHELL, JONI

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Joni Mitchell/Crazy Crow Music/Siquomb Music

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