Ferie dearest, was it loe soothfast or a façade
A serenade siren'd to lure Zounds! not to court me?
A menad, yet the sweetest colleen
Certes didst thou me unveil meekly life pristine

Lorelei
A poet of tragedies, scribe I lauds to Death
Yet who the hell was I to dare?
Lorelei
Canst thou not see thou to me needful art?
Canst thou not see the loss of loe painful is?

Dedally didst thou perform the tragic pasquinade
For all years a damndest and driegh'd accolade
Caus'd for all eyes mazed to behold a mêlee
In the midst did I swainly cast thee my bouquet
The one and sole faggot that feedeth the fire
Bellow'd bidingly by my heart's quailing quire

Lorelei
A poet of tragedies, scribe I lauds to Death
Yet who the hell was I to dare?
Lorelei
Canst thou not see thou to me needful art?
Canst thou not see the loss of loe painful is?

Perchance author I thee this ikon'd apologue for aught
Doth the wecht burthen thee?, then bethink thine afterthought
'Tween Aether and 'Nether art thou the peerless phoenix
Prithee, darlingmost! - court me rather than the peevish prolix


Lyrics submitted by TheUnholyMaster

Lorelei Lyrics as written by Laura Elizabeth Weymouth Tina Weymouth

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentNice work on that! I've never actually listened to the lyrics in this before, I just think it's a beautiful song, but that just makes it ever the more powerful.
    RainbowDemonon December 02, 2008   Link

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