The Maker

Album: Acadie (1989)
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  • Oh, oh deep water, black and cold like the night
    I stand with arms wide open,
    I've run a twisted line
    I'm a stranger in the eyes of the Maker

    I could not see for the fog in my eyes
    I could not feel for the fear in my life
    And from across the great divide, In the distance I saw a light
    Jean Baptiste's walking to me with the Maker

    My body is bent and broken by long and dangerous sleep
    I can't work the fields of Abraham and turn my head away
    I'm not a stranger in the hands of the Maker

    Brother John, have you seen the homeless daughters
    Standing there with broken wings
    I have seen the flaming swords
    There over east of Eden

    Burning in the eyes of the Maker
    Burning in the eyes of the Maker
    Burning in the eyes of the Maker

    Oh, river rise from your sleep Writer/s: DANIEL LANOIS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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