Leonard Cohen - Suzanne

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Verse

   E
Suzanne takes you down to her place near the river
	 A
You can hear the boats go by, you can spend the night beside her
	 E
And you know that she's half-crazy, but that's why you wanna be there
	 G#m				   A
And she feeds you tea & oranges that come all the way from China
	  E				     A
And just when you mean to tell her that you have no love to give her
	  E				   F#m
Then she gets you on her wavelength & she lets the river answer
	     E
That you've always been her lover

Verse

	 G#m				 A
And you want to travel with her, and you want to travel blind
	 E
And you know that she will trust you,
	     A					E
For you've touched her perfect body with your mind

Verse

    E
And Jesus was a sailor, when he walked upon the water
       A
And he spent a long time watching from his lonely wooden tower
    E
And when he knew for certain only drowning men could see him he said
G#m                              A
'All men will be sailors then, until the sea shall free them'
    E                             A
But he himself was broken, long before the sky would open
   E                       F#m                             E
Forsaken, almost human, he sank beneath your wisdom like a stone

Chorus

        G#m                              A
And you want to travel with him, and you want to travel blind
        E 
And you think maybe you'll trust him
         A                                  E
For he's touched your perfect body with his mind

Verse

    E
Now Suzanne takes your hand and she leads you to the river
       A
She is wearing rags & feathers from Salvation Army counter
        E 
And the sun pours down like honey on Our Lady of the Harbour
        G#m                               A
And she shows you where to look among the garbage & the flowers
          E                                A
There are heroes in the seaweed, there are children in the morning
         E                                 F#m
They are leaning out for love, & they will lean that way forever
        E
While Suzanne holds the mirror

Chorus

        G#m                              A
And you want to travel with her, and you want to travel blind
        E 
And you know you can trust her
          A                                  E
For she's touched your perfect body with her mind

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