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Katzenjammer – Play My Darling Play lyrics
[Verse 1]
A messenger arrived through a sunlit open door
Passed the dangers of the world to his troubled queen so bored
With a voice full of worry and a frightened fighter's face
Another day's morning in life's busy race

He looked into her eyes before he spoke
(He said)

Play, my darling, play
Don't you put yourself on the throne no more
Play, my darling, play
There's a world outside your broken border(s)
Play, my darling, play
Don't you put your key in another door
Play, my darling, play
With the world outside your broken borders

[Verse 2]
She's a lonely young girl, she's the sister of the moon
Her heart is like November, though she wants it to be June
Oo, larger than life, she's standing there so tall
There's a note with her name, and it's hanging on the wall

Her eyes, they opened wide when she read
(And he said)


Play, my darling, play...

She's stuck there on her island so marooned
Oo, the limelights got her blinded and harpooned
(She said)


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    Phoebe Michels Roberts
    **Wheel of Time spoiler alert**
    This song makes me think of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series, and the relationship between Mat and Tuon. She works hard to assert her position due to her strong sense of duty and her people's culture of control and dominance, while he tries to treats her like a normal girl because he cares for her and wants her to enjoy life. The lyric about "sister of the moon" particularly made me perk up because it is similar to "daughter of the nine moons." I have no idea if this song was inspired by the Wheel of Time canon, but I like to think it was.
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