Song For Zula

  • Some say love is a burning thing
    That it makes a fiery ring
    Oh but I know love as a fading thing
    Just as fickle as a feather in a stream
    See, honey, I saw love,
    You see it came to me
    It puts its face up to my face so I could see
    Yeah then I saw love disfigure me
    Into something I am not recognizing

    See the cage, it called. I said, come on in
    I will not open myself up this way again
    Nor lay my face to the soil, nor my teeth to the sand
    I will not lay like this for days now upon end
    You will not see me fall, nor see me struggle to stand
    To be acknowledged by some touch from his gnarled hands
    You see the cage it called. I said, come on in
    I will not open myself this way again.

    You see the moon is bright in that treetop night
    I see the shadows that we cast in the cold clean light
    I might fear I go and my heart is white
    And we race right out on the desert plains all night
    So honey I am now, some broken thing
    I do not lay in the dark waiting for day here
    Now my heart is gold, my feet are right
    And I'm racing out on the desert plains all night

    So some say love is a burning thing
    That it makes a fiery ring
    All that I know love as a caging thing
    Just a killer come to call from some awful dream
    And all you folks, you come to see
    You just to stand there in the glass looking at me
    But my heart is wild, and my bones are steel
    And I could kill you with my bare hands if I was free Writer/s: MATTHEW HOUCK
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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