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fires burning low

1989

fires burning low
voices getting hoarse
knees becoming weak
breathless on and on

  rhythmic round and round
  the beat's a lovely sound
  the rhythm burns my soul

  rhythmic round and round
  the beat's a lovely sound
  the fires burn my soul

fires burning low
bodies through the smoke
feet on dusty earth
hands set out the beat


  rhythmic round and round
  the beat's a lovely sound
  the rhythm burns my soul

  rhythmic round and round
  the beat's a lovely sound
  the fires burn my soul

fires burning low
the night against the hills
day is coming soon
but the rhythm stays alive

© Jacques Steyn