"Looking at the rain" as written by and Gordon Lightfoot....
Looking at the rain
Feeling the pain
Of love lost running though
My brain
Looking at the wind
Watching it spin
The leaves along the street
You win

Waiting for a line to fall
Telling you it's all a big mistake

Looking at a face
So out of place
Inside that picture frame
Of lace
Looking at the wall
Wishing you'd call
And tell me you're okay
That's all

Wishing this was all a dream
And I'd find you sleeping when I wake

Looking at the trees
So ill at ease
From sleep that will not come
That's me
Looking at the dawn
Knowing it's wrong
Still thinking of your love
That's gone

Wishing this was all a dream
And I'd find you sleeping when I wake

Looking at the rain
Feeling the pain
Of love lost running though
My brain
Looking at the wind
Watching it spin
The leaves along the street
You win

Waiting for a line to fall
Telling you it's all a big mistake
But the words won't come
I know I'd feel the same
Looking at the rain


Lyrics submitted by PopeyeDoyle

"Looking at the Rain" as written by Gordon Lightfoot

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    General CommentObsession. Being with someone you utterly fell head over heels for and then breaking apart. But not because it's your choice. Gordon lightfoot captures the feeling so perfectly with the imagery of not being able to think about anything else while he looks at meloncholy things, the rain, the wind, the trees... "feeling the pain of love lost running through my brain".

    The suprising thing is at the end, and he emphasizes this "Waiting for a line to fall telling you its all a big mistake.... BUT THE WORDS WONT COME", but earlier he says thinking about the love thats gone is wrong. I guess its a song about rejection, and longing for that person. Great song.
    PopeyeDoyleon October 29, 2005   Link

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