"In the Arms of a Ghost" as written by and Jakob Dylan....
I 'd be the last one to know
if you were always unhappy
the first one who ever asked why
It was me you abandoned
or have I imagined
that you were ever mine ?
It’s a black and white photo
of you that I own
that proves you were ever alive
Is that me that you’re holding
or am I just hoping
you held me least one time ?

There's a tap on my window
and a bird that comes
in the evenings when I 'm alone
There's a shadow that crosses
up over the ceiling above
my bed below

No two angels are alike
but I 'd want to think that
if that were you I 'd know

Love is much worse off than blind
in the arms of a ghost

Were your eyes the same kind of blue
as the sea or more
like the sky when it's dawn ?
And did your hair grow blond
by the end of the summer
and do you always wear it long ?
Did you stay between cities
in the wilderness where
living wasn't too much to bear ?
Did you fall from a wire
your pathway of fire
that overtook you there ?

There's a light that appears
up over the buildings
before the other ones
It vanishes once it's been noticed
returning back
to where it's from

No two stars are alike
but I want to think that
if that were you I'd know


Love is much worse off than blind
in the arms of a ghost

At night do you bow
with your head down and ask
God to be there with you ?
And if you do
why won’t you ask Him
why I can’t be there too ?
Now are you laughing or crying ?
Is there somebody there ?
Someone that you want near
These thoughts of you
they lie down deep
where there aren't any tears

In my sleep I can hear
the voice of a woman
that's beautiful and young
Saying do you understand
you 're none of the reasons
why I am gone ?

No two dreams are alike
but I 'd want to think that
if that were you I 'd know

Love is much worse off than blind
in the arms of a ghost


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