Poison Tree

Album: Sugaring Season (2012)
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  • I was angry with my friend
    I told my wrath, my wrath did end
    I was angry with my foe
    I told him not, my wrath did grow

    And I watered it with fears
    Night and morning with my tears
    And I sunned it with smiles
    And with soft deceitful wiles

    And it grew both day and night
    Till it bore an apple bright
    And my foe beheld its shine
    And he knew that it was mine

    Into my garden stole
    When the night had veiled the Pole

    He has cast me in shade
    Night and morning have I prayed
    Even turned their blood in me
    Oh, those of little loyalty

    I have watered it with fears
    Night and morning with my tears
    I have sunned it with smiles
    And with soft deceitful wiles
    With soft deceitful wiles

    And it grew both day and night
    Till it bore an apple bright
    And my foe beheld its shine
    And he knew that it was mine

    Into my garden stole
    When the night had veiled the Pole

    I was angry with my friend
    I told my wrath, my wrath did end
    I was angry with my foe
    I told him not, my wrath did grow

    Into my garden he stole
    When the night had veiled the Pole
    In the morning, glad I see
    My foe outstretched beneath the tree
    My foe outstretched beneath the tree Writer/s: James Samuel Harris, Janet Damita Jo Jackson, Melanie Renee Andrews, Terry Steven Lewis
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Songtrust Ave
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