The Plains/Bitter Dancer

Album: Helplessness Blues (2011)
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  • Just as the sand made everything round
    Just as the tar seeps up from the ground
    Bitter dancer, ever turning
    So was the day that you came to town

    You took a room and you settled in
    Washed off the chalk from your weathered skin
    Daylight sleeper
    Bloody reaper
    You took a room and you settled in

    I should have known one day you would come
    All of us walk so blind in the sun
    Midnight feeder, beggar pleader
    I should have known one day you would come

    Tell me again my only son
    Tell me again what have you done?

    At arm's length
    I will hold you there

    At arm's length
    I will hold you there
    There Writer/s: Robin Noel Pecknold
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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