Your gut says "turn away and walk back the way you came"
That these words are not for those awake
I watch your feet step through the fallen leaves
And I hear your heart by its broken beat
Then I smell the sickness you've got in you
And I understand the reason why you came to me
And I understand why you're not afraid

You called my name out so I showed my face
And the birds in the nest of my hair started fluttering
And I held your wrists, bound your hands filled with fine sand
And told you to trust me as though I were your enemy
And I sank my teeth in to your ribs
And drew out the blood that had turned on you
And left you to find your way back home

And I told you to guard our little secret well
And to never try and find me again
Because the next time you step beyond your walls
I'll be gone


Lyrics submitted by darkforce100

Midnight song meanings
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    General CommentIn “Southern Snow”, Gabriel mentions that his sister “walked into the woods and was never seen again.” This is her song. She was born stranger than anyone else in the family and felt most comfortable far away from civilization. She spends her time with animals, or alone. But like weeds, rumors of her always spring forth from the homes she finds. This song follows a young boy dying of leukemia. He’s heard rumors that there’s a witch in the woods with odd powers, and in a last ditch effort, decides to find her and ask if she’ll help. She reveals herself, hears his story, and after some deliberation, bites into his flesh and sucks the cancer from his blood. He is saved, but she must leave and find a new set of woods to inhabit, both for her safety and any sense of peace.
    pialmlon April 05, 2016   Link
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    General CommentIs this about the girl who walked Into the woods and never came out in southern snow?
    TheHappyBobbinon March 26, 2016   Link

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