It always starts like this,
A harmless and simple thing to fix.
Contagious and spreading quick...
Like cracks in ice,
Wholly claiming our lives
While we sleep.

We'll pray for heaven's floor to break,
Pour the brightest white on blackest space,
Come bleeding gloriously through
The clouds and the blue.
Forcing one place from two,
Killing formulaic views.
Only love proves to be the truth.

When heaven meets the earth,
We will have no use for numbers
To measure who we are and what we're worth.

When heaven meets the earth,
We will have no need for mirrors
To tell us who to be
And where we fit into this awkward point of view.

When angels meet the earth, may our bodies be light.
When angels meet the earth, may our heavy hearts untie.
When angels meet the earth, may our bodies be light.
May our bodies be light for you.

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    General CommentSuch a beautiful song. To me it's about the moment when heaven meets earth, eradicating humanity's greed and conflict and selfishness to be replaced by love. Not necessarily the apocalypse or anything like that, I think maybe just more saying that if all we did was love, then we would see heaven here on earth. That's, of course, trying to put Sleeping at Last's complex lyrics into one simple explanation.
    shirvson October 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentP.S I always get the picture of sunlight shining through clouds whenever I hear this song
    shirvson October 31, 2007   Link

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