Lyrics
A pilgrim on a pilgrimage
Walked across the Brooklyn Bridge
His sneakers torn
In the hour when the homeless
Move their cardboard blankets
And the new day is born

Folded in his backpack pocket
The questions that he'd copied from his heart
Who am I in this frightened world?
Where will I make my bed tonight
When twilight turns to dark?

Questions for the angels
Who believes in angels?
Fools do
Fools and pilgrims all over the world

If you shop for love in a bargain store
And you don't get what you bargain for
Can you get your money back?
If an empty train in a railroad station
Calls its final destination
Can you choose another track?

Will I wake up from these violent dreams?
With my hair as white as the morning moon?

Questions for the angels
Who believes in angels?
I do
Fools and pilgrims all over the world

Downtown Brooklyn
The pilgrim is passing a billboard
That catches his eyes
It's Jay-Z
He's got a kid on each knee
He's wearing clothes that he wants us to try

If every human on the planet
And all the buildings on it
Should disappear
Would a zebra grazing in the African Savannah
Care enough to shed one zebra tear?

Questions for the angels
Questions for the angels

Copyright: Universal Music Publishing Group
Writer(s): Paul Simon




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