Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to The Wicked Messenger by Patti Smith. Please check back for more Patti Smith lyrics.

The Wicked Messenger Lyrics

Artist: Patti Smith
Album: Gone Again

(Bob Dylan)

There was a wicked messenger
From Eli he did come,
With a mind that multiplied
The smallest matter.
When questioned who had sent for him,
He answered with his thumb,
For his tongue it could not speak, but only flatter.

He stayed behind the assembly hall,
It was there he made his bed,
Oftentimes he could be seen returning.
Until one day he just appeared
With a note in his hand which read,
"The soles of my feet, I swear they're burning."

Oh, the leaves began to fallin'
And the seas began to part,
And the people that confronted him were many.
And he was told but these few words,
Which opened up his heart,
"If ye cannot bring good news, then don't bring any."


no comments yet

Patti Smith Lyrics
Patti Smith Gone Again Lyrics

More Patti Smith Music Lyrics:
Patti Smith - Birdland Lyrics
Patti Smith - Farewell Reel Lyrics
Patti Smith - Gimme Shelter Lyrics
Patti Smith - Midnight Rider Lyrics
Patti Smith - One Voice Lyrics
Patti Smith - Privilege (Set Me Free) Lyrics
Patti Smith - Seven Ways of Going Lyrics
Patti Smith - Upright Come Lyrics