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A Lesson Perhaps


by Kaleidoscope. Buy album CD: Other Songs L - Y


The early morning castle stirred,
The King of the forest stared vacantly,
Toward the east,
His bloodshot eyes caught no reasoning,
A lazy fly landed on his suit of velvet,
And he cursed the creator.
Like an unwanted shadow,
The Queen of conscience entered the already broken morning,
She spoke, "Eat my master",
The king moved to a coffin corner,
Where another lazy fly contemplated the dust of time.
"Bring me a kingdom and I will eat,"
His voice disturbed the dust and the fly,
"I am without power to bring you power,"
The Queen sighed like an autumn breeze,
"Then I will not eat."
The King moved to his guilty throne,
And seated himself among his ancestors,
"My King, if you want respect and admiration,
If you want a kingdom and power,
If you want money and love, if you want respect and admitation,
Then you must go out, and you must take it."
The King stared vacantly to the east,
And a dozen flies waiting in the dust stared back,
"I am the King, it is not my part to capture and claim,
It is my people's duty,"
The Queen cried and the little crystal tears tickled her cheeks.
She brushed them away angrily,
"You have no people, and while you remain the ghost of the past,
You will never have people or a kingdom,"
She ran from the patchetic chamber,
A fly left with him.
The king breathed and though deeply,
"I will have people," he said nervously to his conscience,
"I will have people."
The King of the forest never rose again from his guilty throne,
And the dust and the lazy flies lived on him,
And the King lived on his dreams,
And died on them.




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Album: Other Songs L - Y Lyrics
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  1. (Love Song) For Annie
  2. A Dream For Julie
  3. A Lesson Perhaps
  4. A Story From Tom Bitz
  5. Amsterdam
  6. Black Fjord
  7. Bless The Executioner
  8. Catherine
  9. Days In The Rain
  10. Dear Nellie Goodrich
  11. Dive Into Yesterday
  12. Do It Again For Jeffrey
  13. Don't Dream About Jack
  14. Dust
  15. Faintly Blowing
  16. Fish
  17. Flight From Ashiya
  18. Going Back To Bohemia
  19. I'll Kiss You Once
  20. If You So Wish
  21. In The Room Of Percussion
  22. Jenny Artichoke
  23. Just How Much You Are
  24. Kaleidoscope
  25. Michael
  26. Mr. Small The Watch-repairer Man
  27. Music
  28. Opinion
  29. Poem
  30. Ravenswing
  31. Richard And I
  32. Snapdragon
  33. Tender Is The Night
  34. The Feathered Tiger
  35. The Invisible Man
  36. The Kubrick Letter
  37. The Murder Of Lewis Tollani
  38. The Sky Children
  39. When We Were Indians
  40. You Can't Go Home Again

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