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This song is by Red House Painters and appears on the album Red House Painters (Rollercoaster) (1993).

This song has been covered by Mark Kozelek under the title "Dragonflies".
This is the first you spoke of it
In your black magic house
In a cold damp attic
Two windows stare at us like eyes
Behind them
December's dark
Early morning sky
And a couple of
Dead trees
With their ornamental stars
I thought by now that I've
Figured your head out
Until now I thought I've
Figured your body out
So please help me to understand
Because I love you
More than anyone
I wonder in what fields today
You're chasing dragonflies at play
My little lost girl
So far away

This is the first you spoke of it


Written by:

Mark Kozelek and Robyn Riel-Nail

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