The Sun Is Burning
Simon & Garfunkel Lyrics

The sun is burning in the sky
Strands of clouds go slowly drifting by
In the park the lazy bees
Are joining in the flowers, among the trees
And the sun burns in the sky

Now the sun is in the West
Little kids go home to take their rest
And the couples in the park
Are holdin' hands and waitin' for the dark
And the sun is in the West

Now the sun is sinking low
Children playin' know it's time to go
High above a spot appears
A little blossom blooms and then draws near
And the sun is sinking low

Now the sun has come to Earth
Shrouded in a mushroom cloud of death
Death comes in a blinding flash
Of hellish heat and leaves a smear of ash
And the sun has come to Earth

Now the sun has disappeared
All is darkness, anger, pain and fear
Twisted, sightless wrecks of men
Go groping on their knees and cry in pain
And the sun has disappeared

Written by: Ian Campbell

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@Cheems yeah...and the child u held in your arms


lmao imagine just being like "whoa what a nice sunset" then your like "wait"


so did USAF

Philip Wingate

I think thats the point.

spirals 73

Yes, the very end is profound. I remember the Cold War and the fear it instilled in my generation.

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George Powell

A criminally underrated song.

Joel Osborne

Up next: Here Comes the Sun

me: oh okAY WAIT WHAT NO--

Dwight Schrute

I never thought about it before, but that song is a nice compliment to this one "here comes the sun and I say it's alright." Too funny

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