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The Smokey Life Lyrics

from Recent Songs

"The Smokey Life" is track #4 on the album Recent Songs. It was written by Cohen, Leonard.
"The Smokey Life" is track #4 on the album Recent Songs. It was written by Cohen, Leonard.

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I've never seen your eyes so wide
I've never seen your appetite quite this occupied
Elsewhere is your feast of love
I know, where long ago we agreed to keep it light
So let's be married once more night

It's light, light enough
To let it go
It's light enough to let it go

Remember when the scenery started fading
I held you 'til you learned to walk on air
So don't look down, the ground is gone
There's no one waiting anyway
The smokey life is practiced everywhere

So set your restless heart at ease
Take a lesson from these autumn leaves
They waste no time waiting for the snow
Don't argue now or you'll be late
There is nothing to investigate

It's light enough, light enough
To let it go
Light enough to let it go

Remember when the scenery started fading
I held you 'til you learned to walk on air
So don't look down, the ground is gone
There's no one waiting anyway
The smokey life is practiced everywhere

Come on back when the moment lends
You can look upon my very closest friends

It's light enough, light enough
To let it go
Light enough to let it go

Songwriters
COHEN, LEONARD

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