When she comes
With the ghost of a smile
And she runs
Through his eyes for a while
Days turn
There’s empty ground somewhere
Bring the gods
Line them up one by one
Turn the coin
Sound the fife and the drum
Rake it down
Till kingdom comes back here

There’s a rise, there’s a fall
Where the light hits the wall
Spins a Shadow
There’s a rise, there’s a fall
Where the light hits the wall
Spins a…

Cut him down
From that old poplar tree
Break the cord
But he’s looking at me
There’s a cold wind
Blowing down through the meadow
He’s the dark
Where the day has been bleeding
The ink
This place has been needing
You close the door
But it still casts a Shadow

There’s a rise, there’s a fall
Where the light hits the wall
Spins a Shadow
There’s a rise, there’s a fall
Where the light hits the wall
Spins a…

Even gods do
Even gods
(There’s a rise, there’s a fall)
Even gods do
Even gods
(There’s a rise)
There’s a rise, there’s a fall
Where the light hits the wall
Spins a Shadow
There’s a rise, there’s a fall
Where the light hits the wall
Spins a…



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    General CommentShadow is a character in Neil Gaiman's book American Gods.
    airwolf queenon September 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentas said above, Shadow is the main character in American Gods, which the song is based on. So many references, gods, coins, cutting down from a tree, they all are based on events and objects in the novel. A great song about a great book.
    Meirionaon October 06, 2008   Link

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