Unknown Tongue

Album: Cultösaurus Erectus (1980)
  • There was no light, shining through the window
    As Margaret lie in bed
    She was wearing her cotton pajamas
    A crucifix above her head

    She awoke from a dream
    Her eyes were open
    Her lips were moving in the dark

    Speak to me in many voices
    Make them all sound like one
    Let me see your sacred mysteries
    Reveal to me the Unknown Tongue

    She put her hands upon her breasts
    And they were small and hard and young
    And everywhere she touched, she felt the fire
    Waiting for the answer that must surely come

    Is this the way to love?
    Or is this just the way to die?

    Speak to me in many voices
    Make them all sound like one
    Let me see your sacred mysteries
    Reveal to me the Unknown Tongue

    And then she took her father's razor
    And watched it cut into her palm
    She put her hand up to her mouth
    To taste the blood so holy and warm

    She got up in the morning
    Put on her dress, and patent leather shoes
    Ate her cereal, and kissed her mother
    And caught the bus, and went to school

    Speak to me in many voices
    Make them all sound like one
    Let me see your sacred mysteries
    Reveal to me the Unknown Tongue

    Reveal to me, reveal to me
    Reveal to me, reveal to me
    Reveal to me! Reveal to me! Writer/s: BOUCHARD, ROTER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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