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Wanderers this morning came by
Where did they go
Graceful in the morning light
To banner fair
To follow you softly
In the cold mountain air

Through the forest
Down to your grave
Where the birds wait
And the tall grasses wave
They do not
Know you anymore

Dear shadow alive and well
How can the body die
You tell me everything
Anything true

In the town one morning I went
Staggering through premonitions of my death
I don't see anybody that dear to me

Dear shadow alive and well
How can the body die
You tell me everything
Anything true

Jesse
I don't know what I have done
I'm turning myself to a demon
I don't know what I have done
I'm turning myself to a demon



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    McSuzeJul 11, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    I think this may be to do with addiction, and waiting to die because of his corrupted body. 'I don't know what I have done, I'm turning myself into a demon'. Or he's lost someone important to him and he's remembering them 'down to your grave', 'dear shadow alive and well, how can the body die'. I'm not sure, but it seems like something like that.

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