u ne la nv i u me tsi
i go ga gv he i
hna quo tso sv wi yu lo se
i ga gu yv ho nv

Under what spell the guiding light
Betook the undertaker
Under whose gaze did fall such evil blunder
Characters of flamen eyes
Eager to burn the wooden castle
Eager to wet the paper heart of children birds
The aching starlet
The singing sinew
The whining ghost
Brutal wind of snowy harlot
Chafen mine eyes
A sandpaper kiss
Bloody rosen my cheek
Purple kiss of stardust
Pink balloon of time
Candied on the inside
Baby pit bull butterfly
Do da do da do dah do dah


Lyrics submitted by mexicanpony, edited by punch

Undertaker song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentThe Cherokee lyrics are from the beginning of the Cherokee version of amazing grace. I snagged the following elsewhere. (longhaircareforum.com/… -Thanks, Mahalialee4)


    Amazing Grace
    This hymn was written in 1779 by John Newton who, until his early 20's, was an unbeliever. A decade later he had become a devout preacher.
    The tune was known as "an early American Melody" and became a favorite of the Cherokees. It was sung on the Trail of Tears and can be considered the Cherokee National anthem.

    CHEROKEE AMAZING GRACE
    u ne la nv i u we tsi
    God's Son

    i ga gu yv he i
    paid for us.

    hna quo tso sv wi yu lo se
    Now to heaven He went

    i ga gu yv ho nv
    after paying for us.

    a se no i u ne tse i
    Then He spoke

    i yu no du le nv
    when He rose.

    ta li ne dv tsi lu tsi li
    I'll come the second time

    u dv ne u ne tsv
    He said when He spoke.

    e lo ni gv ni li s qua di
    All the world will end

    ga lu tsv ha i yu
    when He returns

    ni ga di da ye di go i
    We will all see Him

    a ni e lo ni gv
    here the world over.

    u na da nv ti a ne hv
    The righteous who live

    do da ya nv hi li
    He will come after.

    tso sv hna quo ni go hi lv
    In heaven now always

    do hi wa ne he s di
    in peace they will live.
    y6Q5Mikoon May 15, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentu ne la nv i u me tsi
    i go ga gv he i
    hna quo tso sv wi yu lo se
    i ga gu yv ho nv

    Under what spell the guiding light
    Betook the undertaker
    Under whose gaze did fall such evil blunder
    Characters of flamen eyes
    Eager to burn the wooden castle
    Eager to wet the paper heart of children birds
    The aching starlet
    The singing sinew
    The whining ghost
    Brutal wind of snowy harlot
    Chafen mine eyes
    A sandpaper kiss
    Bloody rosen my cheek
    Purple kiss of stardust
    Pink balloon of time
    Candied on the inside
    Baby pit bull butterfly
    Do da do da do dah do dah

    u ne la nv i u me tsi
    i go ga gv he i
    hna quo tso sv wi yu lo se
    i ga gu yv ho nv
    Allieassholeon September 27, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHonestly, the metaphor "pink balloon of time" is so evocative and unique. You breathe into a balloon to fill it up. After a certain number of breaths, the balloon pops, or else floats away from you, i.e. you die. A balloon is fragile, like the limited time you have on earth. But balloons (especially pink ones) are a symbol of joy too, common at birthday parties and other celebrations. Life is a celebration, short as it is. Most of all, balloons are light, which implies both that life is insignificant, but also that it shouldn't be taken overly seriously.
    mister care-too-muchon September 01, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm pretty sure that search evil blunder is such evil blunder.
    catharinatwiceon May 02, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentguarding light = guiding light
    under his gaze did fall search evil blunder = under whose gaze did fall such evil blunder
    eager towards the paper heart = eager to wet the paper heart
    the aching starlit = the aching starlet
    the wining ghost = the whining ghost
    sun paper kiss = sandpaper kiss

    Amazing song
    cocorosie just keeps getting better and better
    katiekkayon May 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Allieasshole"'s lyrics are correct. I corrected the lyrics.
    punchon June 28, 2013   Link

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