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thoughtful song about coming to terms with life. In an interview, Cockburn said that this was inspired by a trip to the zoo he took with his young son. He watched the lion, King of the Animals, pace back and forth in the confines of a cage.

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Sunset is an angel weeping
Holding out a bloody sword
No matter how I squint I cannot
Make out what it's pointing toward

Bruce Cockburn - Pacing The Cage Lyrics

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