Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to THE LETTERS by King Crimson. Please check back for more King Crimson lyrics.
THE LETTERS Lyrics
Artist: King Crimson
With quill and silver knife
She carved a poison pen
Wrote to her lover's wife:
"Your husband's seed has fed my flesh".
As if a leper's face
That tainted letter graced
The wife with choke-stone throat
Ran to the day with tear-blind eyes.
Impaled on nails of ice
And raked with emerald fire
The wife with soul of snow
With steady hands begins to write:
"I'm still, I need no life
To serve on boys and men
What's mine was yours is dead
I take my leave of mortal flesh"
King Crimson Lyrics
King Crimson Islands Lyrics
More King Crimson Music Lyrics:
King Crimson - Coda: I Have a Dream Lyrics
King Crimson - FORMENTERA LADY Lyrics
King Crimson - FRAME BY FRAME Lyrics
King Crimson - LIZARD Lyrics
King Crimson - NEUROTICA Lyrics
King Crimson - THE GREAT DECEIVER Lyrics
King Crimson - The World's my Oyster Soup Kitchen Floor Wax Museum Lyrics
King Crimson - TWO HANDS Lyrics