Far from Any Road

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From the dusty mesa
Her looming shadow grows Hidden in the branches of the poison creosote
She twines her spines up slowly Towards the boiling sun
And when I touched her skin
My fingers ran with blood 
In the hushing dusk under a swollen silver moon
I came walking with the wind to watch the cactus bloom
And strange hands halted me, the looming shadows danced I fell down to the thorny brush and felt the trembling hands

When the last light warms the rocks And the rattlesnakes unfold Mountain cats will come to drag away your bones 
And rise with me forever Across the silent sand
And the stars will be your eyes
And the wind will be my hands

Written by: BRETT SPARKS, RENNIE S SPARKS

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