The Crane Wife 2 Tab

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Artist: The Decemberists
 Album: The Crane Wife
  Song: The Crane Wife 2

Tabbed by: ttiot8

Intro

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Verse

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My crane wife arrived at my door in the moonlight

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All star bright and 

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tongue-tied, I took her in

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We were married and bells rang sweet for our wedding

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And our bedding 

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was ready, we fell in

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Sound the keening bell

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And see it's painted red 

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Soft as fontenelle

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The feathers in the thread

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And all I ever meant 

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to do 

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was to keep you

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My crane wife
My crane wife
My crane wife

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There's a bend in the wind and it

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rakes at my heart

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There is blood in the thread and it 

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rakes at my heart

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It rakes at my heart


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