God In An Alcove

Album: In the Flat Field (1980)
  • Go and look for the dejected once proud
    Idol remembered in stone aloud
    Then on coins his face was mirrored
    Take a look it soon hath slithered
    To a fractured marble slab, renunciation clad
    His nourishment extract from his subjects
    That mass production profile

    He's a God- in- in an alcove

    Once he spread the rain
    So they dreamt in vain
    Once he spread the wheat
    Had made garlands for his feet
    Until the lily poet of our times
    Horizoned on the line
    Love became the in theme then
    Opposing fakers thrice by ten
    Don't perceive his empty plea
    That redundant effigy

    He's a God- in- in an alcove

    Take in view his empty stool
    What's left is satin cool
    Clawing adornment for his crimes
    They saw they had to draw the line
    So they sent him far away
    So they sent him far away
    To a little alcove
    To a little alcove
    All alone

    He's a God, a God

    Now I am silly
    Now I am silly
    Silly, silly, silly, silly


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