I Shall Be Released

They say ev’rything can be replaced,
Yet ev’ry distance is not near.
So I remember ev’ry face
Of ev’ry man who put me here.
I see my light come shining
From the west unto the east.
Any day now, any day now,
I shall be released.

They say ev’ry man needs protection,
They say ev’ry man must fall.
Yet I swear I see my reflection
Some place so high above this wall.
I see my light come shining
From the west unto the east.
Any day now, any day now,
I shall be released.

Standing next to me in this lonely crowd,
Is a man who swears he’s not to blame.
All day long I hear him shout so loud,
Crying out that he was framed.
I see my light come shining
From the west unto the east.
Any day now, any day now,
I shall be released.

~ Bob Dylan, 1967

No further words needed when Bob Dylan writes.

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4 thoughts on “I Shall Be Released

  1. Ok …..
    “light come shining from the west to the east” has to relate to the fact that my wise invesment dudes are located out west
    ” someday I shall be released” is their tag line to encourage hope for a happy retirement

    Thats my take. (perhaps April 15th deadlines are weighing a lil too heavy ? Lol)

    Great song to lift the spirits !

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