Love Loves It All

Hypnosis
by Damien Rice, from the animated film, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, which also features songs by Glen Hansard, and Lisa Hannigan

When you know who you are
And can see through your veil
Your old fears become wind in your sail

Then your heart heaves unfurled
From the hypnosis of your world

When you know who you are
The darkness, the light
Love loves it all
‘Cause love has no fight

What has passed is a dream
What is not here is not what it seems

So pull yourself together now

When you know who you are
And have nothing to hide
Love’s at your feet
And a hand's at your side

When your ears are your words
The silence can always be heard

When you know who you are
You can’t help but let go
You know no one’s right
And you know you don’t know

The paradox becomes less absurd
As your hypnosis unwhirls 

So pull yourself together now 

What’s the matter with you?

Did it crush, did it shatter?
Did it break or did it scatter?
Did it tear your little heart in two?

What’s done is over
If you want something new

Just pull yourself together now 

All I have is all I need
And all I need is here now


Gibran, K. (1952). The prophet. New York: Knopf. (library)