And the dealer wants you thinking
That it’s either black or white
Thank God it’s not that simple
In my secret life
– Leonard Cohen, In My Secret Life (Ten New Songs, 2001)
Out of everything he wrote, the lyrics above might seem like a weird choice. But the truths we connect to in songs and art can sometimes be so simply put and still not lose the strength.
What are some of the verses of songs that touch and inspire you the most?
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