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The Tightrope

from It's a Silk Cut World by Mission Shift

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There is a knowing in the night
a reaching out you understand
a woman's heart I cannot find
I'm just a man and I am blind
and when you hold me in your arms
I stumble in the dark
don't know what it's hidden from
the mystery of a woman's heart

There's a knowing in your eyes
like tear-stained stars and windy skies
and though I gaze the dream right through
I'm still a mystery to you
and when I hold you in my arms
you are silent, I'm disarmed
then what am I to do, I am lost in loving you

There's a knowing in the words
unseen, unbidden and unheard
there's a sorrow weighs me down
within the truth that I have found
so hold me in your arms
you are silent, I'm disarmed
And I’ll try to understand
to love a woman takes a man


from It's a Silk Cut World, released May 1, 2008
Words - Brenda Heslop. Music - Geoff Heslop (Ribbon Road Music)


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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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