Octopus Lyrics - Van Der Graaf Generator

Review The Song (0)


I want to paint you long poems full of fire,
you who I do not know.

Now my mind is tested with love which
twists and wavers from side to side and which
some day soon you may see...
I want you to cascade
through ten thousand rainbows with me
and dredge mountains from the sea:
you who I now begin to know.

But emotion is pent up inside,
too scared of dying again to live
and meanwhile I must endure your
red-copper hair screaming like a water-baby.
Black eyes stare from my ceiling...
you who I now truly know.

Now I cannot see too clearly
and already my trellis stands bare.
How can I break free of these overclinging arms
which entwine and enfold me
and reach to the clear blue sea?
I want you to know, but how can I tell you?
I want you to see but my own eyes are blind.

The Octopus now enfolds me,
I know you too well....

Click here to submit the Corrections of Octopus Lyrics
Please Click Here to Print Octopus Lyrics

The following area is only for review, if you want to submit the lyrics or the corrections of the lyrics, please click the link at the end of Octopus Lyrics.
Your Name:
(Important: Your name will be published if you input it)

Review for Octopus Lyrics
------ Performed by Van Der Graaf Generator

Please enter a title for your review:

------ 11/23/2014

Type your review in the space below: