What He Wrote

Album: I Speak Because I Can (2010)
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  • Forgive me, Hera, I cannot stay
    He cut out my tongue
    There is nothing to save
    Love me, oh Lord
    He threw me away
    He laughed at my sins, in his arms I must stay

    He wrote
    I am broke
    Please send for me
    But I am 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 did he learn 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've stayed, you might understand
    If he had've stayed, you never would have 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 this ship
    Me fighting him, fighting life, fighting dawn
    And the waves came and stole him and took him to war

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

    Forgive me, Hera, I cannot stay
    Cut out my tongue, there is nothing to save
    Love me, oh Lord
    He threw me away
    He laughed at my sins, in his arms I must stay

    We write
    That's all right
    I miss his smell

    We speak
    When spoken to
    That suits us well
    That suits us well
    That suits me well Writer/s: Laura Marling
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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