"The Hanged Man" as written by and Bob Pegg....
When I was a young man I used to dress so neat.
Many hearts beat faster as I walked down the street.
Then as I grew older the women had their fill,
‘Till the only heart that beat was mine as I came down the hill.

Walking a valley that never saw the sun
Step by the stones where the icy waters run
Stand in a church where the village choir once sang
And run along the pathway where the dead man used to hang.

You take the road, the road you took before,
One by the rocks where the river leaves the moor.
I’ll take the road where the hill and forest meet,
Where the fallen flowers hide the stones that wait to trip your feet.

Walking a valley that never saw the sun
Step by the stones where the icy waters run
Stand in a church where the village choir once sang
And run along the pathway where the dead man used to hang.

The trees of the forest, the rocks all around,
Saw me swing my haversack as I raced gaily down.
The badger in the bushes, the fox in his lair,
Heard me give a woop and cry as I fell through the air.

Walking a valley that never saw the sun
Step by the stones where the icy waters run
Stand in a church where the village choir once sang
And run along the pathway where the dead man used to hang.

Waking in the forest, beneath the spreading pine,
I saw my body hanging like a shirt upon a line.
The vines crept up my fingers where they had come to rest
And in my open mouth the wild beasts came to build their nest.

Walking a valley that never saw the sun
Step by the stones where the icy waters run
Stand in a church where the village choir once sang
And run along the pathway where the dead man used to hang.

Many ages later the village people came,
Took me from my resting place and tied up my remains
In an old sheet blanket they bore me down t’hill,
My corpse is in a far-off grave but I remain here still.

Walking a valley that never saw the sun
Step by the stones where the icy waters run
Stand in a church where the village choir once sang
And run along the pathway where the dead man used to hang.


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