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She stands before you naked
You can see it
You can taste it
But she comes to you light as the breeze
You can drink or you can nurse it
It don't matter how you worship
As long as you're
Down on your knees
So I knelt there at the delta
At the alpha and the omega
At the cradle of the river
And the seas
And like a blessing come from heaven
For something like a second
I was helaed
And my heart
Was at ease
Oh baby I waited
So long for your kiss
For something to happen
Oh -- something like this
And you're weak and you're harmless
And you're sleeping in your harness
And the wind is going wild
In the trees
And it's not exactly prison
But you'll never be forgiven
For whatever you've done
With the keys
Oh baby I waited
So long for your kiss
For something to happen
Oh -- something like this
It's dark and it's snowing
Oh my love I must be going
The river is starting to freeze
And I'm sick of pretending
I'm broken from bending
I've lived too long
On my knees
And she dances so graceful
And your heart's hard and hateful
And she naked
But that's just the case
And you turn in disgust
From your hatred and from your love
And she comes to you
Light as the breeze
Oh baby I waited
So long for your kiss
For something to happen
Oh -- something like this
There's blood on every bracelet
You can see it
You can taste it
And it's please baby
Please baby please
And she's says
Drink deeply
Pilgrim
But don't forget there's still a woman
Beneath this
Resplendent chemis



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