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Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire Meaning


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Like a bird, on a wire
Like a drunk in a midnight choir
Like a worm, on a hook
Like a knight from some
Old fashioned book
I have saved, all my ribbons for thee

And I swear by this song
And by all that I have done wrong
I will, make it...

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