Fireflies

Album: Gone Again (1996)
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  • I been walking
    Wherefore am I walking
    I been walking

    If you see me walking
    A-walking a-walking
    If you see me walking

    Don't avert your eyes
    Don't turn away
    Don't turn away
    I'm coming to you
    Oh-oh oh oh
    Oh-oh oh to you

    Living in steps
    Till I can rest
    Living in steps
    Till I'm blessed by you

    I and I alone
    Can but do for you
    To twist in my hand
    The thorn of thy youth
    To draw thy seed
    To turn in birth
    Thy sighs
    (Living in steps)
    Thy moans
    Till we can rest
    Living in steps
    Till I'm by you

    All I ever wanted

    I and I alone
    I will wash your feet
    And dry them with my hair
    I will give to you
    Every other tear
    Thy breath thy spear
    Thy season of mirth
    Seven steps
    Until I can rest
    Seven steps
    Til I am blessed by you
    All I ever wanted
    I wanted I wanted
    All I ever wanted
    I wanted for you

    Oh-wo-wo
    Oh-wo-wo
    All I ever wanted
    I wanted for you

    Five steps
    Till I can rest
    Five steps
    Till I'm blessed by you

    Four steps
    Till I can rest
    Four steps
    Till I'm blessed by you

    All I ever wanted
    I wanted I wanted
    All I ever wanted
    I wanted for you

    I and I alone
    Ghost of thy ghost
    Walk I will walk
    A burning stem
    To illume thy night
    (Three steps)
    Blood of my blood
    Bone of my bone
    (Three steps)
    Can but do for you
    I and I alone

    Two steps
    Till I can rest
    Two steps
    Till I'm blessed by you

    Oh oh oh
    Can but do for you
    I and I alone
    Oh oh oh Writer/s: OLIVER TOMPKINS RAY, PATTI SMITH
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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