Salmon Falls
by Harry Nilsson and Klaus Voormann


Each drop of rain
Falls a million times its own length
To crash upon earth's floor
And with its pain causes life to start anew
Each second lights its way magically through your entire life
Like a salmon travelling upstream to its final destination
And with its goal in sight
Life ends to start anew

Each man lives far beyond his span
And rides the life of all mankind
And not until his kind is past will he
And not until you die
Will each second of your life conclude
And not until it crashes against the earth
Will a drop of rain have fallen
Not until all men are dead will you die
And life will start anew
And you will have travelled
A million times your own time

And magically
And magically
Salmon falls
Magically
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