"Bishop of Babel" as written by and Cathal Coughlan....
No one comes from here
And so I'm not afraid
Everyone's the same as me
We don't talk the same

So we don't talk at all
And our hosts just look on with glee
I'm the bishop of babel now
So it's low, yes it's low you must bow

Though my flock may sneer and mock
I'm the bishop of babel now
You'll see me in the street
In golden hat and cape

And blessing all the waifs and strays
In the hail and shine
Smiling, resigned
And abandoned to foolish ways

For I'm the bishop of babel now
As even stray dogs will allow
The poor folks flock
Around and remark

Look, the bishop of babel's down
Oh I'm the bishop of babel now
And my audience don't count in this town
If relic and flock

Here set to rot
I'm the bishop of babel now
Sad old bishop of babel now

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    My InterpretationGoing somewhere to live where nobody knows anything about you, so that you can re-invent yourself however you wish - one example could be a load of students turning up at Uni - all of them acting like they are some sort of super cool dude, even though just a couple of days before they were living at their parents place and still having mumsy making their breakfast.
    StanPomerayon February 18, 2014   Link

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