"My Lion Sleeps Tonight" as written by and Daniel Christopher Smith....
Distant country
My share of the estate
Poison

Stomach
Is filled with
Pig pods

No longer worthy
To be called your son
But papa runs to me

And in his arms
?Round me he does throw
I've been given best robe

Rings and sandals
For my bloody feet

Bring on the fatted calf
And let us all have a feast
This son of mine once was dead
But now is alive again

My
Lion
Sleeps
Tonight

As a dog returns
To his vomit
So I have run

I set my affection on thee
The only one and
I turn my eyes from all
The worthless things and

I set my affection on thee
The only one and, oh
The only one, oh
This son is done and, oh
This son is done and, oh
This son is done

The poison has been drained



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"My Lion Sleeps Tonight" as written by Daniel Christopher Smith

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    General CommentProdigal son parable - Luke 15:11-32
    "As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly." - Proverbs 26:11

    I think there are more verses referenced, but these are the only ones I could get.
    Southboundon August 05, 2006   Link

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