"Pilgrim" by Enya

Here are the words (I think by Roma Ryan) to my favourite Enya track: "Pilgrim". When Enya gets it right (which isn't always the case, in my opinion), her music has a simple, yet sublime beauty that I find truly heavenly ("May It Be" from "The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring" is another prime example). Add that to some lovely lyrics on a theme dear to my heart, that of pilgrimage and of life being a journey we share with others on our way back to God, and you get (for me, at least) a profoundly moving, beautiful song. The last four lines in particular express a deep truth in simple poetry:

Pilgrim, in your journey
you may travel far,
for pilgrim it's a long way
to find out who you are...

Pilgrim

Pilgrim, how you journey
on the road you chose
to find out why the winds die
and where the stories go.
All days come from one day
that much you must know,
you cannot change what's over
but only where you go.

One way leads to diamonds,
one way leads to gold,
another leads you only
to everything you're told.
In your heart you wonder
which of these is true;
the road that leads to nowhere,
the road that leads to you.

Will you find the answer
in all you say and do?
Will you find the answer
in you?

Each heart is a pilgrim,
each one wants to know
the reason why the winds die
and where the stories go.
Pilgrim, in your journey
you may travel far,
for pilgrim it's a long way
to find out who you are...

Pilgrim, it's a long way
to find out who you are...

Pilgrim, it's a long way
to find out who you are...

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