The Leaving

from It Couldn't Last by Ribbon Road

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lyrics

Leaving you I loved so well
the living hell
the wild and windswept, heathery fell
All I loved
The living and the beating breath
all through life to death
each warm and empty soul
all you I loved

The rain upon the window pane
the rain of tears through loss or gain
I only knew the shame
of you I loved

The sun that glazed the summer month
that eased the ache inside
and always must deceive, corrupt
within it's short-lived pride
all I loved

And all I love now lies as dust
as only aged remnants must
and in my dreams I'll drift no more
my soul is faint, my heart is sore

My memories I leave to you
I'm leaving, finally it's true
gather them upon the beach
the pink and silver shells
each one I loved

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from It Couldn't Last, released January 6, 2010

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Ribbon Road UK

Ribbon Road are:

Brenda Heslop
Jill Heslop
Geoff Heslop

For the last 26 years, Brenda Heslop has been one of the undiscovered talents of songwriting. Only now is she starting to get the attention she has so long deserved, with singers taking up her lovely songs and spreading the word.
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