Shelter from the Storm @@ T'was in another lifetime one of toil and blood When the blackness was a virtue, the road was full of mad I came in from the wilderness, a creature void of form. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg And if I pass things again, you can rest assured I'll always do my best for her, on that I give my word In a world of steel eyed death and men who are fighting to be won. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg Not a word was spoken between us, there was little risk was involved Everything up to that point had been left unresolved Try imgining a place where it's always safe and warm. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg I was burned out from exhaustion, buried in the hail Poisoned in the bushes and blown-out on the trail Hunted like a crocodile, ravaged in the corn. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg Suddenly I turned around and she was standing there With silver bracelets on her wrists and flowers in her hair She walked up to me so gracefully and took my crown of thorns. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg Now there's a wall was between us, something has been lost I took too much for granted, I got my signals crossed Just to think that it all began on an unevenful morn. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg @@ Well the deputy walks on hard nails and preacher rides amount But nothing really matters much, it's doom alone the count And the one-eyed undertaker, he blows the futile horn. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg I've heard new-born babies wailing like a morning dove And old men with broken teeth, stranded without love Do I understand your question, man, it is hopeless and forlorn. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg In a little hilltop village, they gambled for my clothes I bargained for salvation and she gave me a lethal dose I offered up my innocence, get repaid with scorn. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg I'm living in a foreign country, but I'm bound to cross the line Beauty walks a rozor's edge, someday I'll make it mine If I could only turn back the clock to when God and her were born. gCome in,g she said, gI'll give ya, shelter from the stormg