"Bhagavan Decreed" lyrics - THE FLATLANDERS

"Bhagavan Decreed"
(Ed Vizard)

Trains cannot defeat me when I'm stoned little darling
Sticks and stones can beat you out of time
And I'm standing on the brink of a bridge that's black at sunrise
I don't think I'll be home in time to dine

Each plant has a root that's dipped in blood
So later on we'll all find out we're just nameless mud
And I'm sayin' good bye to those old-time demons darling
Leave at your own risk, not mine

Why can't you make it to the place you're always going to
Could it be you're going to all the time
Well I might be traveling backwards when I wake up tomorrow
If you must go won't you please leave me a dime

The earth turns on a Bhagavan decree
So later on we'll see ourselves and all be free
But sayin' goodbye to you is suicidal darling
Don't hang your mind up just where I hang mine

Life is a quarry you can dig all you want too
Rock and jump and ball go up or down
And you can burn your brain cells out just trying to get higher
But you'll find my highest place is underground

They've got you like the moon has got the tide
You say your tripping babe you're going for a ride
You say one day soon we will all stand as brothers
Till then I guess we'll just stand around