You followed me, I followed you
With new language you lead me adrift
To find and swallow you
Into this continental rift but
Will all songs be ancient text when
Affairs of lust and power lost on
Railroad tracks or slaveship decks
Why has your love become neglect?
Somewhere there’s a memory
A truth that lives in lies
An echo of the way you knew me under foreign skies
Will I live in hiding
Between these silhouettes?
Will you remember me when everyone forgets?
Do you know me anymore?
Wasn’t I your comfort and your god
And weren’t you the shore
I called you home and cried for you but
Sons rise up and Shadow falls
Over rooftops, years and eyes are in
The hopes that you’ll recall
Wasn’t I a god to you?
Somewhere there’s a memory
A truth that lives in lies
An echo of the way you knew me under foreign skies
Will I live in hiding
Between these silhouettes?
Will you remember me when everyone forgets?
I promise I will still be there
Even when I haven’t got a prayer
Just a lonely stranger in America, but
I’m still here
Oh, god, I’m here
I swear
Somewhere there’s a memory
A truth that lives in lies
An echo of the way you knew me under foreign skies
Will I live in hiding
Between these silhouettes?
Will you remember me when everyone forgets?



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    General CommentBased on the Neil Gaiman book "American Gods". Probably, from Wednesday point of view.
    Sabre Runneron August 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentProbably from Wednesday's view, with the other minor character's from Thoth's stories fitting in as well.
    "Affairs of lust and power lost on" the Queen of Sheba
    "slaveship decks", our voodoun mistress and her laos
    "I called you home and cried for you" - Essie and the piskies of Cornawall, maybe?
    Meirionaon January 23, 2009   Link

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