Original
Billy Strings
William Apostol, Billy Failing, Royal Masat, Jarrod Walker
William Apostol, Billy Failing, Royal Masat, Jarrod Walker

Lyrics

It’s a careless wind that carries me across the great divide From the wretched underworld to the place where fear resides Behind the line you hold, you can only hold so long When you see my forked tongue and hear my twisted song My sign is the fire line, uncontrolled My bitter ruthlessness is a beacon to behold Like cancer growing, someday to die Where the water’s flowing I’m gonna drain the river dry ‘Cause it’s a poison dream Keeps me running through the night I’ll take it all and then some more By the dawning of the sickly morning light Burn through the midnight oil and the bridges I can’t cross Somehow I’ll find myself in everything you’ve lost We’ve seen it all before but it comes as no surprise Just like reflections of the fire in your eyes It’s a poison dream Keeps me running through the night I’ll take it all and then some more By the dawning of the sickly morning light And when the work is done and the devil’s called his time You’ll feel a sterile breeze that blows through ashen pine And you may ask yourself where did the endgame lie The question I might ask if I could stop to wonder why It’s a poison dream Keeps me running through the night I’ll take it all and then some more By the dawning of the sickly morning light It’s a poison dream Keeps me running through the night I’ll take it all and then some more By the dawning of the sickly morning light