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from I Speak Because I Can

"What He Wrote" is track #4 on the album I Speak Because I Can. It was written by Laura Beatrice Marling.
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Forgive me, Hera, I cannot stay
He cut out my tongue, there is nothing to say
Love me, oh Lord, he threw me away
He laughed at my sins in his arms I must stay

He wrote, I'm broke
Please, send for me
But I'm broken too and spoken for
Do not tempt me

Her skin is white and I'm light as the sun
So holy light shines on the things you have done
Ho I asked him how he became this man
How that he learned to hold fruit in his hands

And where is the lamb that gave you your name?
He had to leave though I begged him to stay
Left me alone when you needed the light
Fell to me knees and you wept for your life

If he had of stayed, you might understand
If he had of stayed, you never would've taken my hand

He wrote, I'm alone
Please, send for me
But I'm broken too and spoken for
Do not tempt me

And where is the lamb that gave you your name?
He had to flee though I begged him to stay
Begged him to stay in my cold wooden grip
Begged him to stay by the light of my ship

Me fighting him, fighting light, fighting dawn
The waves came and stole him and took him toward

He wrote, I'm broke
Please, send for me
But I'm broken too and spoken for
Do not tempt me

Forgive me, Hera, I cannot stay
He cut out my tongue, there is nothing to say
Love me or not, he threw me away
He laughed at my sins in his arms I must stay

We write
That's alright
I miss his smell

We speak when spoken to
That suits us well, that suits us well
That suits me well

Songwriters
LAURA BEATRICE MARLING

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