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Robyn Hitchcock – Acid Bird lyrics

Sucking on a tap that never dries
Could you take it right between your eyes
Bending blood, bending blood
The father stood, the father's hood
Like shadow on an acid bird that etched her way across a field
So long ago, so long
Walking through the fields in summer heat
Look at all the creatures 'round your feet
Pumping blood, pumping blood
The mother's gaze, the mother gave
White ointment of an acid kiss that burned upon the lips she
Gave you
So long ago, so long ago
Fun in the sun, luck in the bloodstream
Shallow bodies writhing on the grass
Fun in the sun, hair in the slipstream
Tadpoles shooting through a hollow glass
Cutting out a silhouette in dreams
Everything is older than it seems
Son of blood, son of blood
The baby shakes, the baby snakes
That crawl across the acid rings that flicker from your
One sunny day, one sunny day
Fun in the sun everyone knows it
They could be as mellow as the hay
Fun in the sun everyone blows it
They grow up and instantly turn grey
Like shadow of an acid bird that etched it's way across a field
So long ago, so long ago

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