The Crane Wives - Curses lyrics

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The Crane Wives - Curses lyrics

There's a fire in my brain and I'm burning up, Oh my, oh my. Keep running for the sink but the well is dry, Oh my, oh my. Every word I say is kindling But the smoke clears when you're around. Won't you stay with me, my darling, When my walls start burning down, down, down This house says my name like an elegy, Oh my, oh my, Echoing where my ghosts all used to be, Oh my, oh my. There's still cobwebs in the corners And the backyard's full of bones Won't you stay with me, my darling, When this house don't feel like home When this house don't feel like home Oh, ashes, ashes, dust to dust-- The devil's after both of us. Oh, lay my curses all to rest And make a mercy out of me This tired old machine is a' rumbling, Oh my, oh my, Singing songs to the secrets behind my eye, Oh my, oh my. All my aching bones are trembling And I may yet fall apart Won't you stay with me, my darling, When the war starts in my heart, When the war starts in my heart Oh, ashes, ashes, dust to dust-- The devil's after both of us. Oh, lay my curses all to rest And make a mercy out of me. Oh, ashes, ashes, dust to dust-- Tell me I am good enough. Oh, lay my curses all to rest And make a mercy out of...