Tag: Clare Candle

Eric Bogle – A Reason For It All Lyrics

Summer’s smiling on the city, it’s another lovely day in Sydney, sunshine pouring down like honey. But in the room where Clare is dying, no sunshine sends the shadows flying, no children gather round her crying, there’s no one there at all, except perhaps for the man who sees each little sparrow fall. Don’t talk to me about lonely souls crying, dark quiet rooms with old people dying. I don’t want to hear, I don’t want to hear it at all. Tired old people die alone every day, don’t blame me, I didn’t make it that way. That’s just how it is, don’t look for a reason at all. Winter weeping on the city, a wet and windy day in Sydney, rain drops rolling fat and heavy down Clare’s window pane. The raindrops on the tin roof beating, ...