"Show Me The Place" as written by Patrick Raymond Leonard and Leonard Cohen....
Show me the place, where you want your slave to go
Show me the place, I've forgotten I don't know
Show me the place where my head is bend and low
Show me the place, where you want your slave to go

Show me the place, help me roll away the stone
Show me the place, I can't move this thing alone
Show me the place where the word became a man
Show me the place where the suffering began

The troubles came, I saved what I could save
A shred of light, a particle away
But there were chains so I hastened to the hay
There were chains, so I loved you
Like a spade

Show me the place, where you want your slave to go
Show me the place, I've forgotten I don't know
Show me the place, where you want your slave to go

The troubles came, I saved what I could save
A shred of light, a particle away
But there were chains so I hastened to the hay
There were chains so I loved you like a slave

Show me the place
Show me the place
Show me the place

Show me the place, help me roll away the stone
Show me the place, I can't move this thing alone
Show me the place, where the word became a man
Show me the place, where the suffering began


Lyrics submitted by aidanfay, edited by PJSeeback

"Show Me the Place" as written by Patrick Leonard Leonard Cohen

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    My InterpretationLeonard Cohen is writing and singing about the quest to find pure consciousness or the spirit of God/Life which can only be found by moving the stone of ego (dualism, the particle, the wave) out of the way. A movement of veiling conditions that can only happen when one becomes a slave to oneness, spirit, the Tao, love, life, etc. Mr. Cohen referred to being a slave to God in an earlier song, "If It Be Your Will."
    PJSeebackon October 01, 2014   Link

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