he came from a settlement some miles away
they looked at him oddly
strange the things he would say
so sharp so hard
amused by his words
he walked on in search of a bride to call his own

i'll dine with you at the wedding feast

a drifter to most folks
but some could see that he was wise
no beggar was this man
he said he came to give life
oh in a circus show they might have let it slide
but now they give him threats
they say he'll have to die
oh this traveling ma all he ever wanted was a bride

i'll dine with you at the wedding feast

i cried when he died
it seemed to make no sense
to kill a man for loving you is to kill yourself instead
i wish i knew but i can't explain when i hear the drifter say
you can't kill a dead man
he's alive just the same


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    Author's comments (aaron wiederspahn, I believe): Ecclesiastes 7:3-- I could never eloquently put into words all He has done for us. But I stand assured it is enough.

    kryngeon May 23, 2002   Link

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