“I Have Never Loved Someone” by My Brightest Diamond

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 5:35 pm

“I Have Never Loved Someone” by My Brightest Diamond

As a kind, five-minute gift to yourself, listen to and watch the song by My Brightest Diamond. It has beautiful lyrics and is performed deliciously from a set recorded in Berlin this year.

I have never loved someone the way I love you
I have never seen a smile like yours
And if you grow to be a king or clown or pauper
I will say you are my favorite one in town

I have never held a hand so soft and sacred
When I hear your laugh I know heaven’s key
And when I grow to be a poppy in the graveyard
I will send you all my love upon the breeze

And if the breeze won’t blow your way, I will be the sun
And if the sun won’t shine your way, I will be the rain
And if the rain won’t wash away all your aches and pains
I will find some other way to tell you you’re okay

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is the community leader of Corrymeela, Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organization. His books include Sorry for Your TroublesReadings from the Book of Exile, and In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World.

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