Hey there now, did I hear your voice
Ringing out in the early morning?
Did I hear you singing right through the night,
Out there while I was rolling?

Did you see my brother lying in the ditch?
Knuckles all scraped and the powder on him
Passing like a shadow right through the night
Through my days and through my mind

Love is dead, and truth is empty;
It won't heal, and it won't save me
See that girl in the checked white skirt?
I'll hold her tonight, and maybe it'll work

Love is all
A white dove in the snow
Passing through
Like a bright new moon
Honour froze
Where men's blood once flowed

Death runs deep in this family
Write your song for the left hand only
Lost my arm in the First Great War
Wish I'd never learned that piano before

See my brother drinking from a glass?
They say he died with his eyes wide open
Poison flowing right through the veins;
Glass of milk fell from his hands

Time is all
(Love is all)
Find a right way home
Time is all
(Time is all)
Find a right way home
Powder moon
(Powder moon)
Find a right way home
Time is all
(Time is all)
Find a right way home

Hey there now, did you hear my voice
Ringing out in the early morning?
Did you hear me singing right through the night?
I wonder if you'll ever get tired of this

Death runs deep in this family
Write your song for the left hand only
Lost my arm in the First Great War
I wish I'd never learned that piano before

I wish I'd never learned that piano before

Love is all
(Love is all)
Find a right way home
Time is all
(Time is all)
Find a right way home
Love is all
(Love is all)
I found a right way home
Time is all
(Time is all)
Find a right way home


Lyrics submitted by cruithne, edited by JAlPrufrock

Wittgenstein's Arm song meanings
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