"Sad Clown" as written by and Sarah Ann Mclachlan....
A time so haunting moonlight in the mist
Lay me down beside you oh as long as it lasts
From the river comes a figure
Drifting slowly by
Trailing long the water leaving softer
Than a sigh softer than a sigh

All the feelings they remain like a
Still life a dying swansong forever
Lost your cries of glory
The rain is falling down like silence
In a shroud
When all that really matters left to
Loose I'm all alone I'm all alone

All the feelings they remain like a still
Life a dying swansong forever lost your
Cries of glory
Walking from the shadows a fear of
Sadness grows
Your heart is in your hands your knowing

Our time is gone
My time is gone
Swans dying song

Lyrics submitted by kevin

"Sad Clown" as written by Sarah Mclachlan

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    General CommentThis song is beautiful. Gosh I want to hear a live version.
    Andrew Evenstaron September 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great. I think it is about love but I am not sure. I need to read over the lyrics more. Its unusual to me that no one has commented yet!
    Andrew Evenstaron October 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAbout a great love lost. Swan's mate for life. This love was, for the speaker -- a true love..something they thought would last forever, but they are left heart broken. This is their song to the lover lost.
    daniwriteson August 13, 2008   Link

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