Saturday, February 10, 2007

Twilight


Over by the wildwood
Hot summer night
We lay in the tall grass
Til the mornin' light

If I had my way I'd never
Get the urge to roam
A young man serves his country
And an old man guards the home

Never gave a second thought
Never crossed my mind
What's right and what's not
I'm not the judgin' kind
I could take the darkness oh
Storms in the skies
But we all got certain trials
Burnin' up inside

Don't send me no distant salutations
Or silly souvenirs from far away
Don't leave me alone in the twilight
Twilight is the loneliest time a day

Over by the wildwood
Where young lovers go
Sparks flashing in the night
True colors show

You only hurt yourself
Don't know what you're doing
Tryin' to make it all alone
Who ya think you're fooling

Don't hand me nothing I can't hold
Or nothing that I can't give away
And don't leave me alone in the twilight
Twilight is the loneliest time of day

Don't put me in a frame upon the mantel
'Fore memories turn dusty old and grey
Don't leave me alone in the twilight
Twilight is the loneliest time a day

- Robbie Robertson - The Band, Northern Lights, Southern Cross, 1975

2 comments:

peteski said...

Love is a Battleship

kissyface said...

is that one of his lyrics?