I was told a story while I warned them of the sky
And I could see no good reason why the old man would have lied
Oh, he looked to be about as strong as a fish
And I tell it as I wonder what's the poor man's only dying wish
The winter of ought five
Left with two score and five lives
For the red eyed coal dogs howl
Could be heard for miles around
In the book of Genesis
God grants man dominion
Over animals, and the black dogs
Of P. Pont caught a glimpse
Come springtime there was food
But the widows all refused
And the poor man's black dogs came
To escort those who remained
Brothers, Sisters
Go across the river
Don't look back once there
Trust in God and take care
The winter of ought five
Left with two score and five lives
For the red eyed coal dogs howl
Could be heard for miles around


Lyrics submitted by EvanX, edited by murphyhurtme, Uzzy, joshua1021, ncogneato

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    General CommentFirst!

    Sounds to me like an Oregon trail type journey. I get the feeling of harsh survival of some sort.
    metathoughton October 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentHey the lyrics are the wrong ones now! What happened? They used to be correct.
    metathoughton May 20, 2012   Link
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    General Comment05? Isn't this from the song Impetus?
    Uzzyon September 20, 2012   Link

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