Escape from Thebes

 

 

I escaped Thebes
to find a place
that wipes my tears

 

That hugs me tight
in the dark night

That calms my fears

 

That pats my back
when I come last

That sings my tunes

 

I escaped Thebes

 

 

Uprooted trees
can bear no fruit,
can grow no leaves

 

The living dead
can touch no stars,
fulfill no dreams

 

I yearn for Thebes

 

 

June 22, 2002