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Clouds on Fire

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A dark smoky rain cloud caught fire under the sky burning down into your eyes

Searing steam rose from my stranded earth as you lifted me up from my lies

I remember well that glancing stare that held me down low against my shame

Boring in melting skin I asked for one more chance to change again

Forgiveness

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Warm wet crying eyes and whispering lips wash and shush away all of my useless lies

Each way horses shall pull away my arms before I speak a lie against your name

And I shall die a thousand times before the dawn if I wrong a single sparkle on your ring

Let all alive hold you on exalted high and me down low this sinful man of bedded woes

Forgiveness

.

It is a man who has fallen lowly into the ground up dirt

That he alone knows the shame and of a mans better worth

And I above all shall show you now

From dirt to love, it was you who showed me how

Forgiveness works 

  

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