Nightmares

Album: The Beast In Its Tracks (2013)
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  • I know where the nightmares sleep
    On what fodder do they feed
    For two long weeks I stayed awake
    Until I saw one cross your face

    I knew that you had been untrue
    I didn't know how but I knew
    The who you spoke to in your dreams
    Was never how you spoke to me
    I know where the nightmares sleep
    On what fodder do they feed
    I followed them back down to hell
    And I spent some time down there myself.

    Nightmares have their dreams, as well.
    And when they sleep they go to hell
    And they drink their fill on lakes of blood
    Canter 'cross the skull-paved
    And nurse their little colts on flies
    Their coltish teeth like kitchen knives
    And look down from abysmal cliffs
    Their dead hair by the lead wind riffed
    On denizens too deep to see
    Whose own dreams nightmares' nightmares be.
    I know where the nightmares sleep
    On what fodder do they feed
    I'd been awake so long by then
    They thought that I was one of them.

    Nightmares cannot be rib caged
    Midnight's just a steeplechase
    Down silver needles half will go
    And pin your navel to your soul
    The other half will go instead
    A' gallop 'cross the kicked-up bed
    And find the one who's sleeping sound
    And drag him down, oh drag him down
    Drag him down, oh drag him down
    Drag him down, oh drag him down
    Drag him down, oh drag him down

    Drag him down where I got took
    And through he may not want to look
    I'll sift hell for an equal pain.
    Shard-born beetles boiling rain
    I'll prop his eyes and down them feed
    The same hell you both fed to me.
    I know where the nightmares sleep
    On what fodder do they feed
    I followed them back down to hell
    And I spent some time down there myself.

    I know where the nightmares sleep
    I know where the nightmares sleep
    I know where the nightmares sleep
    I know where the nightmares sleep
    I know where the nightmares sleep Writer/s: JOSHUA RITTER
    Publisher: DUCHAMP, INC
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