Imagine This

Imagine this                                            

One young boy of uncertain age                                   

Lookin’ down at his hymn-book page                    

Findin’ about half the words are missin’             

                                                                                     

Cancelled out, erased a                                      

Blank white void is in their place

He puts the hymn-book down

Imagine this

 

(Chorus I)                                                                       

Imagine this                            

He puts the hymn-book down                    

 

Imagine this

Behind a door behind a face

Unruly shame has found it’s place

Locked down too tight for escaping

 

He runs in ever tighter paces

’Round a padlocked room he races

With bleeding and unwounded places

Imagine this

 

(Chorus I)

 

(Chorus II)

Imagine this

Jack fell down and he broke his crown

Imagine this

It fell to the ground with a deafening sound

Imagine this

God shook with rage as he struck[cut/wiped] that boy down

 

(Chorus II)

 

Imagine this:

A certain boy recalls a flame

Which seared his hands and spat out his name

Long before the words were ever rages

 

Half the words are gone, erased

Left unsung, they’ve gone to waste

And they have not been replaced in ages 

Imagine This

 

All words and music by Dave Hall ©

Publisher: Row House Music   PRO: ASCAP

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