The King He Called Me

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The king, he called me

A coiled word on raven’s wings

Out of a city where soot

Veils yet darker things
Then and there I bent the knee

Even though my heart was light

And an old fool´s dream

Bought me out to fight...
No, no, no,

I took my chance and ran

Kings are not forever

I won’t dig a hole to find the sun
And I saw the King give his word

And all the people cheered

For they’ve heard the same lie

For a thousand years
Oh, the kings ramparts!

How they used to make me feel safe!

And how remarkably the gold glistens

Trimmed around his ugly face
Yes, my opinion made my blood thick

From fickle set me apart

I’m no longer a pile of bones

That hungers for a heart
There are days when I yearn

for the blade´s sweet kiss

and the sweet deliverance

the veiled night has promised
For I feel the day on hold

When they shall unearth my hole

My back against the wall

But the ruler of my soul
For you may sit high today

But soon will come the time

When we’ll have your starved soul

Matched against mine.

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