"Wings Are Wide" as written by and John Charles Wiltshire-butler....
The wings are wide, so cover me, come cover me
beyond the great divide
Too long I've waited, my colour has now faded
I've come to be at your side

Beyond my brain, so rescue me, please rescue me
of flesh and flawed design
I want to go, so let me flow, like melting snow
My shell it now resigns

(Hey how ya doing my love
finally came up above)
Oh I've missed your touch
(All of the children have grown,
they got kids of their own)
Oh you missed so much
(Oh but I always stayed true,
yes I waited for you)
But I've been alone
Without you I've no home

Peace at last
Through stormin' seas and broken masts
I lay my final anchor
Relinquish pain and anger
Face to face
I long to be in the same place
Our love letters I've burned,
to you I must return

(Hey how ya doing my love
finally came up above)
Oh I've missed your touch
(All of the children have grown,
they got kids of their own)
Oh you missed so much
(Oh but I always stayed true,
yes I waited for you)
But I've been alone
Without you I've no home


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"Wings Are Wide" as written by John Charles Wiltshire-butler

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    General CommentGorgeous song! I read that he wrote this for his grandmother that died. He sang to her at her bedside not long before her death. I love the imagery of her going to the afterlife to be with her husband again, and how she has been waiting for this moment since his death. Sad and beautiful.
    timere242on February 12, 2014   Link

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