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Joni Mitchell – Dawntreader lyrics

Peri dots and periwinkle blue medallions
Gilded galleons spilled across the ocean floor
Treasure somewhere in the sea and he will find where
Never mind their questions there's no answer for

The roll of the harbor wake
The songs that the rigging makes
The taste of the spray he takes
And he learns to give
He aches and he learns to live
He stakes all his silver

On a promise to be free
Mermaids live in colonies
All his sea dreams come to me

City satins left at home, I will not need them
I believe him when he tells of loving me
Something truthful in the sea, your lies will find you
"Leave behind your streets" he said and come to me

Come down from the neon nights
Come down from the tourist sights
Run down till the rain delights you
You do not hide
Sunlight will renew your pride
Skin white by skin golden

Like a promise to be free
Dolphins playing in the sea
All his sea dreams come to me

Seabird I have seen you fly above the pilings
I am smiling at your circles in the air
I will come and sit by you while he lies sleeping
Fold your fleet wings I have brought some dreams to share

A dream that you love someone
A dream that the wars are done
A dream that you tell no one but the gray sea
They'll say that you're crazy
And a dream of a baby

Like a promise to be free
Children laughing out to sea
All his sea dreams come to me
All his sea dreams come to me



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/joni_mitchell/dawntreader.html

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