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Speaking With The Angel Turning Away
Credits: Dougie MacLean
Appears On: Speaking With The Angel
Language: English


In darkness we do what we can
In daylight we're oblivion
Our hearts so raw and clear
Are turning away, turning away from here

On water we have walked like the fearless child
What was fastened, we've unlocked revealing wondrous wild
And in search of confirmation we have jumped into the fire
And scrambled with our burning feet through uncontrolled desire


There's a well upon the hill from our ancient past
Where an age is standing still, holding strong and fast
And there's those that try to tame it and to carve it into stone
But words cannot extinguish it, however hard they're thrown


On Racherie they have worked with their island dreams
By Lough Cleggan they have nourished in mountain streams
And in searching for acceptance they had given it away
Only the children of their children know the price they had to pay

(Chorus 2x)