"The Witch of Pittenweem" as written by and Emily Barker....
Every morning I'd go with the dawn to the harbour
where the gulls fought for guts, where the boats bayed and echoed
where the waves wept and stormed like my heart that was stolen
when a curse as cold as the sea pointed it's finger straight at me

Chorus:
Cruel Lord/ she has stalked me in dream
You abandoned me/ The Witch of Pittenweem
Left me to hang between the shore and the sea
And the waves did rear/ and the bay did burst
When they swallowed your lies/ when they heard my cry
left me to roll between the earth and the sky

In the dungeon deep, in the company of thieves
I was pulled, I was pushed 'til my blood danced in mirrors
'til my life almost left, ‘til my words did confess to
a crime I'd never commit in the cold month of January

Chorus

I escaped in the dark on the mercy of a guard
to the house of a friend Oh but betrayal let 'em in!
I was dragged through frozen streets with a rope around my heels
then tied to the mast and the stones I could feel
‘til they cut me down, buried me under a door and the red waves lapped the shore

Chorus


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