"When the Red King Comes" as written by and Andrew Rieger....
Five frozen castles all melting away.
They were they were all I know, they were all I know.
Four shining virgins weaving silk trees in the yard.
They would climb so high,
To the sweetly bending sky.
Its a sad way to be, just my bones inside of me,
When the Red King comes hell kiss me there to send me home

Three royal riders clash together in the rain.
It was a desperate touch,
And I don't remember much.
Two roaming architects are trudging through the leaves,
In the branches of the trees they built a little house for me.
It's a sad place to be, but at least I'll feel the breeze.
When the Red King comes hell kiss me there to send me home to be.
Oh memory,
And as I climb my way back home, maybe you'll think of me.

Poor crumbled fortress someone had to leave behind,
It was like another time, it was left for me to find.
No more adventures now the same to you today,
This was aching on my mind, this has left me open wide.
It's a sad way to be, just my bones inside of me,
When the Red King comes hell kiss me there to send me home.


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    General CommentI've always heard it a bit more like this:

    Five frozen castles all melting away.
    They were they were all I know, they were all I know.
    Four shining virgins weaving silk trees in the yard.
    They would climb so high,
    To the sweetly bending sky.
    Its a sad way to be, just my bones inside of me,
    When the Red King comes hell kiss me there to send me home

    Three royal riders clash together in the rain.
    It was a desperate touch,
    And I don't remember much.
    Two roaming architects are trudging through the leaves,
    In the branches of the trees they built a little house for me.
    It's a sad place to be, but at least I'll feel the breeze.
    When the Red King comes hell kiss me there to send me home to be.
    Oh memory,
    And as I climb my way back home, maybe you'll think of me.

    Four crumbled fortress someone had to leave behind,
    It was like another time, it was left for me to find.
    No more adventures now the same to you today,
    This was aching on my mind, this has left me open wide.
    It's a sad way to be, just my bones inside of me,
    When the Red King comes hell kiss me there to send me home.

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    I love this song so much, its dreamlike state reminds me of the Red King from Alice Through the Looking Glass. When the Red King wakes up from his dream the world will be over and we can finally go back home to our states of unity with the universe.
    NostalgicNomadon June 17, 2010   Link

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