The Crow, the Owl and the Dove

Album: Imaginaerum (2011)
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  • Don't give me love, don't give me faith
    Wisdom nor pride, give innocence instead
    Don't give me love, I've had my share
    Beauty nor rest, give me truth instead

    A crow flew to me, kept it's distance
    Such a proud creation
    I saw it's soul, envied it's pride
    But needed nothing it had

    An owl came to me, old and wise
    Pierced right through my youth
    I learned it's ways, envied it's sense
    But needed nothing it had

    Don't give me love, don't give me faith
    Wisdom nor pride, give innocence instead
    Don't give me love, I've had my share
    Beauty nor rest, give me truth instead

    A dove came to me, had no fear
    It rested on my arm
    I touched it's calm, envied it's love
    But needed nothing it had

    A swan of white, she came to me
    The lake mirrored her beauty sweet
    I kissed her neck, adored her grace
    But needed nothing she could give

    Gar tuht river, Ger te rheged
    Gar tuht river, Ger te rheged
    Gar tuht river, Ger te rheged

    Gar tuht river, Ger te rheged
    Gar tuht river, Ger te rheged
    Gar tuht river, Ger te rheged

    Don't give me love, don't give me faith
    Wisdom nor pride, give innocence instead
    Don't give me love, I've had my share
    Beauty nor rest, give me truth instead

    Don't give me love, don't give me faith
    Wisdom nor pride, give innocence instead
    Don't give me love, I've had my share
    Beauty nor rest, give me truth instead

    Don't give me love, don't give me faith
    Wisdom nor pride, give innocence instead
    Don't give me love, I've had my share
    Beauty nor rest, give me truth instead Writer/s: Erno Vuorinen, Jukka Nevalainen, Marco Hietala, Tuomas Holopainen
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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