Monday, August 30, 2010

After the Last Tear Falls

by Andrew Peterson
After the last tear falls

After the last secret's told

After the last bullet tears through flesh and bone

After the last child starves

And the last girl walks the boulevard

After the last year that's just too hard



There is love

Love, love, love

There is love

Love, love, love

There is love



After the last disgrace

After the last lie to save some face

After the last brutal jab from a poison tongue

After the last dirty politician

After the last meal down at the mission

After the last lonely night in prison



There is love

Love, love, love

There is love

Love, love, love

There is love



And in the end, the end is

Oceans and oceans

Of love and love again

We'll see how the tears that have fallen

Were caught in the palms

Of the Giver of love and the Lover of all

And we'll look back on these tears as old tales



'Cause after the last plan fails

After the last siren wails

After the last young husband sails off to join the war

After the last "this marriage is over"

After the last young girl's innocence is stolen

After the last years of silence that won't let a heart open



There is love

Love, love, love

There is love



And in the end, the end is

Oceans and oceans

Of love and love again

We'll see how the tears that have fallen

Were caught in the palms

Of the Giver of love and the Lover of all

And we'll look back on these tears as old tales



'Cause after the last tear falls

There is love

1 comment:

  1. I can't wait til we meet LOVE and are held by Him...

    :)

    amy in peru

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