Song Name: Dream Of Iphigenia

Songwriter: CLODAGH

Copyright: 2014-10-15

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Lyrics:

Dream of Iphigenia

They hacked her in half and tore the horns from her head
In the morning you could smell the blood, it didn't make a difference
Wild-eyed and winsome, she'll run innocent no more
Oh doe, oh dear, oh darling, what are we for
When we cannot protect you?

You wanted to run and you needed to scream but did nothing
Frozen and faint; 'too late, too late', a tattoo in your chest
The world carried on, unabashed at the horror before
Oh doe, oh deer, oh darling, what did they do that for?
We couldn't protect you

Chorus:
Whisper, whisper, don't breathe too loud
You don't know where the father is, you don't know where the huntress hides
Lover, lover, you were too proud
Now the blameless lay broken, Achilles, so petrified.

The deed done and dusted, nothing was left but remorse
Stilted, you'd stumble away, adrift and off-course
Why fear revenge when it's over, you won the war?
Oh doe, oh deer, oh daughter, what did I do that for?
Well the gods might protect you

Chorus: x2
Whisper, whisper, don't breathe too loud
You don't know where the father is, you don't know where the huntress hides
Lover, lover, you were too proud
Now the blameless lay broken, Achilles, so petrified.

The blameless lay broken..
Your baby lies broken,
Your darling lies broken
Your daughter lies broken
Your lover lies broken
Achilles so petrified

Oh doe, oh dear, oh darling
Oh doe, oh deer, oh darling
Oh doe, oh dear, oh darling
What are we for?
We cannot protect you.