The Surprising

  • It wasn't quite the curse of Tutankhamen
    Or the kiss of death from Judas in the night
    And it felt so far beyond the blue horizon
    Tempting me with transports of delight
    And then the devil took my hand and said
    Come along with me

    There I was, wide awake and dreaming
    Reaching out for something in the sky
    But I could not control that trembling feeling
    Everything I want is slipping by
    And then the devil took my hand and said
    Something you should see

    I never knew what happened to my nightmare
    Everything went dark that August day
    And the eclipse was on the other side of somewhere
    But I was on the upside of afraid
    And then an angel took my hand and said
    Come along with me

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