Earth Died Screaming

Album: Bone Machine (1992)
  • Rudy's on the midway
    And Jacob's in the hole
    The monkey's on the ladder
    The devil shovels coal
    With crows as big as airplanes
    The lion has three heads
    And someone will eat the skin the he sheds
    And the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming

    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming
    Dreaming of you

    Well, hell doesn't want you
    And heaven is full
    Bring me some water
    Put it in this skull
    I walk between the raindrops
    I wait in Bug House square
    And the army ants
    They leave mothin' but the bones
    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming

    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming
    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming
    Dreaming of you

    There was thunder, there was lightning
    Then the stars went out
    And the moon fell from the sky
    It rained mackerel, it rained trout
    And the great day of wrath has come
    And here's mud in your big red eye
    And the poker's in the fire
    And the locusts take the sky
    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming

    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming
    Well, the earth died screaming
    While I lay dreaming
    Dreaming of you
    Well, dreaming of you
    Well, dreaming of you
    Well, dreaming of you Writer/s: THOMAS ALAN WAITS
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