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Gordon Lightfoot: The Last Time I Saw Her Meaning


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The Last Time I Saw Her Lyrics

The last time I saw her face,
Her eyes were bathed in starlight
And her hair hung long
The last time she spoke to me,
Her lips were like the scented flowers
Inside a rain-drenched forest
But that was so long ago
That I can scarcely...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 10th 2016 report

    Beautiful poetry used that was and still is endearing for the soul to hear and listen to in this song written and sung by the great poet himself GORDON LIGHTFOOT. Where, like in many of his songs can make the Angels cry, but knows and feels the difference between them with kindness and symphaty to distance himself when needed. This specific old song could have been about Lightfoot's first love that he experienced with his first Wife that was fleeing from his thoughts throughout the passing years of time to still remember her as a natural angelic spiritual woman that he dearly loved. While being in the presence of a higher power of JESUS[GOD] that he sung with I believe. Where his heart and soul was still willing to bleed for her as one in the spirit of CHRIST now to just see her one more time before the sacred memories he kept dear in his heart, are about to be gone and forgotten over time.

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