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Insomnium – The Ill-Starred Son lyrics

Her dirge still echoes in these woods,
mourning lingers in the vales
As the wind cries on the shore,
her wailing can be heard

Mirthless is this wandering through hollow days
Like a pale ghost I waste away in this foul world

What sin do I atone for in this dreadful way
Why the gods sneer at me as I keep writhing in pain

Where has my dearest gone to
Where sings now my maiden fair
Beneath the darksome waters
Underneath the moonlit waves

Where is our ill-starred son
Where lies our poor stillborn child
Below the silent mound
In the arms of sacred earth

She became weary of the world, tired of this marred life
Burdened with sorrow far too deep, the pain impossible to bear

There is no light at the end of this blackened path
Calm again are the sullen waters before me

If gods shall hearken to me, fate with be benign
I leave these woes behind, depart from these cares
For we shall be reunited on the other side
I descend to my love and caress her forevermore

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