What He Wrote

Album: I Speak Because I Can (2010)
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  • Forgive me here,
    I cannot stay
    He cut out my tongue,
    There is nothing to say

    Love me? Oh lord, he threw me away,
    He laughed at my sins, in his arms I must stay

    He wrote, I'm broke
    Please send for me
    But I'm broken too,
    And spoken for
    Do not, tempt me

    Her skin is white, and I'm light as the sun,
    So holy light shines, on the things, you have done

    So I asked him,
    How he became this man?
    How that he learned,
    To hold fruit in his hands?

    And where is the lamb, that gave you your name?
    He had to leave, though I begged him to stay

    Left me alone, when I needed the light
    Fell to my knees, and I wept for my life

    If he had of stayed, you might understand
    If he had of stayed, you never would've taken my hand

    He wrote,
    I'm low
    Please send for me
    But I'm broken too,
    And spoken for
    Do not, tempt me

    And where is the lamb, that gave you your name?
    He had to leave, though I begged him to stay

    Begged him to stay, in my cold wooden grip
    Begged him to stay, by the light of my ship

    Me fighting him,
    Fighting light,
    Fighting dawn
    And the waves came,
    And stole him,
    And took him toward

    He wrote,
    I'm broke
    Please send for me
    But I'm broken too,
    And spoken for
    Do not, tempt me

    Forgive me, here, I cannot stay
    Cut out my tongue, there is nothing to say
    Love me oh lord, he threw me away
    He laughed at my sins, in his arms I must stay

    We write
    That's alright
    I miss his smell

    We speak,
    When spoken to
    That suits us well
    That suits us well
    That suits me wellWriter/s: LAURA BEATRICE MARLING
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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