Shook out my salvation
In all four corners of my room
Lowly is the dust
Trustworthy the broom

White lady
Growlin' on a chain
Peacock caw the sound of my lover's name
The tone was pure and played on gut
From your birdhouse aflame

Your fire burns for me
Red as grace
The blush came easily to your face

Your fire burns for me
Red as grace and
She says that none would have her

As a boy I too drew near
To the love of dust
Tough skin, blue light cowboy
Idle hands they rust

Your fire burns for me
Red as grace
The blush came easily to your face

Your fire burns for me
Red as grace and
She says that none would have her

Let us allow the character to build
Wise as serpents and harmless as doves
Let's allow the emptiness to fill
Rich mercy and brotherly love

Your fire burns for me
Red as grace
The blush came easily to your face

Your fire burns for me
Red as grace and
She says that none would have her


Lyrics submitted by twitty, edited by JudasDenied

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  • +1
    General CommentIn the original version on the self-titled album there is also another verse in there before the second chorus, after "idle hands they rust":

    i could hear the daylight coming
    i could hear the darkness go
    out of sight and out of mind
    if only it was so


    Also in the last verse it is "rich in mercy and brotherly love" in this original version as well.
    mr.doodleon September 08, 2007   Link
  • -1
    General CommentFeels like he's talking to the Virgin Mary. Like most Woven Hands songs, it's about faith.
    floodlineon September 21, 2008   Link

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