"Your Love's Return" as written by and Gordon Lightfoot....
Come to the door my pretty one
Put on your rings and precious things
Hide all your tears as best you can
Try to recall what used to be
Roses are waiting for dewdrops to fall
Climbing your windows and walls
Bells in steeple are ringing, singing
Listen to them talk about your love's return

Let me come in my pretty one
And try to undo what I have done
For I must be forgiven now
I will not lose what I have won

Roses are waiting for dewdrops to fall
Climbing your windows and walls
Leaves in the garden are falling, calling
Listen to them talk about your love's return

Open the door my pretty one
Wake from your sleep and take me home
Open your eyes and look my way
I cannot leave your love alone

Roses are waiting for dewdrops to fall
Climbing your windows and walls
Bells in steeple are ringing, singing
Listen to them talk about your love's return





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    General CommentThis is one of the very best lyric love songs of all time. The intense theme - of a lover who has perhaps wronged the one loved returning - also appears in Shawn Phillips song called Woman. It is a good one for climbing out of the doghouse! The roses awaiting dewdrops are like his love or their love. The rose vines climbing the walls and windows make the porch scene like the Romeo and Juliet balcony scene, but here, love is more advanced, and much more complicated!The subtle variations of the lines in their position in the lyric structure tells the story of a meeting on a doorstep. The bells in the steeple are, in the center, the falling leaves. "Wake from your sleep" is like the princess, and in the image of the Revelation.

    From mmcdonald77.wordpress.com/Music, The Rock Commentaries
    mmcdonaldon June 19, 2015   Link

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