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Paul Simon Hearts And Bones Lyrics

Last updated: 04/18/2011 11:00:00 AM

One and one-half wandering Jews
Free to wander wherever they choose
Are travelling together
In the Sangre de Cristo
The Blood of Christ Mountains
Of New Mexico
On the last leg of the journey
They started a long time ago
The arc of a love affair
Rainbows in the high desert air
Mountain passes slipping into stones
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones
Thinking back to the season before
Looking back through the cracks in the door
Two people were married
The act was outrageous
The bride was contagious
She burned like a bride
These events may have had some effect
On the man with the girl by his side
The arc of a love affair
His hands rolling down her hair
Love like lightning shaking till it moans
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones
And whoa whoa whoa
She said why?
Why don't we drive through the night
And we'll wake up down in Mexico
Oh I
I don't know nothin' about nothin'
About Mexico
And tell me why
Why won't you love me
For who I am
Where I am
He said:
'Cause that's not the way the world is baby
This is how I love you, baby
This is how I love you, baby
One and one-half wandering Jews
Returned to their natural coasts
To resume old acquaintances
Step out occasionally
And speculate who had been damaged the most
Easy time will determine if these consolations
Will be their reward
The arc of a love affair
Waiting to be restored
You take two bodies and you twirl them into one
Their hearts and their bones
And they won't come undone
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones
Hearts and bones

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the master | Reviewer: Brett | 4/18/11

Paul Simon, the master at creating a mood in his songs. The meeting of the ideal beauty in the memory of a past love and the sadness of reality-- going on with life without that person after it fades away. Bittersweet. But always attached to that person. Always a piece of you missing that stays imbedded in her/him. Almost subconsciously you long for it all to be restored, but you know it will never be, in all likelihood, because that memory is frozen in time, and both of you are ever changing. Life paths have diverted.

beautiful | Reviewer: Anonymous | 9/19/07

One of the most beautiful Paul Simon songs. This song speaks of the overwhelming feeling of love and that no matter how passionate the feelings are sometimes it is just not right. The couple splits up but their experiance together binds them for life. Sad ending but a beautiful message. Not sure if it is the most appropriate song for a wedding but we used it anyways. Our hearts and bones can't be undone.