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to the neck of the wolf we tie our leather and metals
well we bury their burrows and plant not a petal
you brush through your red hair soft with a thistle
paint on your black eyes and shoot looks down a pistol

the boots we bare keep our feet soft and thin
like the shoes on a horse we lose memories of kin
well wild hands dig deep through the dirt
sifting through stones and our mother's hurt

usnea drip from the pin oak tree
like the salt on the beard of a sailor at sea
she'll wrap your heart in the husk of the river
put your bones in her toolbox and use your arm as a quiver


from curls of smoke (ep), released May 24, 2014
VOCALS & GUITAR: riddy arman
FIDDLE: jackson ellis allan




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