All along the river I ran in weald
As the autumn flower burning into
Blackberries, redberries

William, where is the tower?
I crawled through these hours
Begging the resurrection
My needs, my wants, my powers
Are thickets, tall and deathly

William, where is the tower?
I want to crawl inside
My lover lies at home
Sick and deadly, wanting
Blackberries, redberries

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    General CommentThis song's never really bothered me. He can do better, obviously. But its ... tranquilising?
    LuluLovesYouMoreon June 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this is an amazing song and his lyrics for it are absolutely beautiful.
    tothelighthouseon November 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI suppose this has something to do with the Black Death theme that he keeps hinting at. It kind of shows a more emotional impact, that the illness is so horrible and terrifying that he's willing to ditch his lover.
    ambrielon September 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is now known as 'The Thickets' if I'm not mistaken and it's a bit longer. It's going to be on The Bachelor.
    ambrielon March 14, 2009   Link

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