Burn Down the River


        Sometimes I see myself wrapped up in white linen, and I'm
        floating on a raft in the stream.
        And I'm not alive, but I'm not exactly dead,
        and there's someone watching over me

        And I burn down the river.  Burn down the river slow.
        Burn down the river.  Burn it down and let me go.
        I just want to feel that water pouring over me.
        I just want to let that water cover me.

        This just might sound like I want to die,
        but that's not it, not it at all.
        I just want to find myself some peace and rest from
        this world that I don't control.

        So I'll live by day, and I'll work by night,
        and I'll call it all prosperity.
        But when I fall, and I burn inside,
        I'll let that water cool me down

Burn Down the River is copyright 1989 John Perry, Chris Morse, Ross Elbling, and Liberal Materialists Music. Any rebroadcast or republication is prohibited without one of our expressed written consent. Write to me with your comments or usage requests

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