A SAMHAIN /SAMHUINN SONG by Damh the Bard

Lyrics:

Samhain Eve – Damh the Bard

Verse 1

Close the door, keep out the storm,

Far away, far away,
Keep the need-fires burning til dawn,
Oh, leave my soul.
For the cold will come this night,
From far away, far away,
Frost will fall ,and ice will bite,
Oh leave my soul.

Chorus

Oh leave my soul,
Please pass me by when the evening falls,
Oh blessed are we,
The Taker of Souls we shall see.
On Samhain Eve.

Verse 2

I can hear the Hunter’s hounds
Far away, far away,
I will cast the Circle round,
Oh leave my soul.
Raven-witch I feel your breath,
Far away, far away,
Bringing with you Summer’s death,
Oh leave my soul.

Verse 3

Sunrise, the tolling bell,
Far away, far away,
Breaks the Raven-witches spell,
Oh blessed are we.
The leaves of the Oaken King,
Fade away, fade away,
Feed the seeds that will come in Spring
Oh blessed are we.

Chorus

Oh blessed are we,
Summer will come with the May on the tree,
Oh hail to the Queen,

And under the Sun we shall sing,

To call in the Spring.

 

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