Aida

I dreamt a mother in a cool green grove
By the sea of shadows in the Silent Empire,
Beyond the cliffs where the pearl divers dove,
Her eyes as cool as blue sapphires.

Aye-ee-da Aye-ee-ee-da

I became the night in her winks and glances.
I gave her my penitent white lacerations
Carved in the Tree of One Thousand Branches
Where the Feast of Lanterns lit all nations.

Aye-ee-da Aye-ee-ee-da

Somewhere between ape and angel,
I wait for when the latest change'll
Make me whole.

I dreamt a snake leaped thirty feet
And smashed into a boulder and exploded.
A naked hairless boy lay dying at my feet.
With his last breath he said, "I'll forever be devoted."

Aye-ee-da Aye-ee-ee-da

I will never hold you.

 

Copyright 2010  NADJA MUSIC  Reinaldo Garcia
 Lyrics:  November 6, 2008  Aroma Cafe, Studio City, California
Music: November 17, 2008  Monterey, California

Vocals and Guitar: Reinaldo Garcia
Harp: Catherine Espinoza
Bagpipes: Michel d'Avenas

Produced by Reinaldo Garcia
Mixed by Richard Bryant
Mastered by Fett

Success = boredom

Copyright 2010 NADJA MUSIC Reinaldo García

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