Potter's Field (The Funeral Song)

By ManWithHat

Written and arranged by HitRecorders SarahAlyse, AlexMcCucheon, and ManWithHat, AKA The Mongrel Jews.

Chorus:
I went to a funeral
For a man I didn't know
I went to a funeral
For a man I didn't know was dead.

Faded bride, full of wine uncasked,
Gives me your story unbidden and unasked
I come uninvited
My life just begun
To drink to a man whose thread's been unspun.

Chorus

Holding court at the center of it all
Your friends and your lovers all remember your fall
You rise up, just for one night, forgiven of your sins
And your child lies sleeping as the rumpus begins

Chorus

Midnight comes
A gentleman's toast to a man unknown
When the noise breaks the walls
We break out and away
To the moon and the river that carries us away.

Chorus

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Potter's Field (The Funeral Song)

Created: Mar 31, 2010

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