The Red-Word Mask

Dat sneaky ol' devil, he a lyin' sonofagun

Tear pages out da book, red words of the son

Make a mask dat blushes all holy and meek

So da good folk listen when he speak

Yes they do

The good folk listen when he speak


Funny how the lies and the alibis

of the silver tongued Lord of the blue-tail flies

Sound so wise and good and true

When they come through the mask from the devil to you

That's right

Through the red-word mask from the devil to you






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