The Vulture Lyrics - Gil Scott-Heron

Review The Song (0)



Standing in the ruins
Of another Black man's life,
or flying through the valley
They're separating day and night.
"I am death," cried the Vulture.
"For the people of the light."

Charon brought his raft
and came from the sea that sails on souls,
And saw the scavenger departing,
taking warm hearts to the cold.
He knew the ghetto was the haven
for the meanest creature ever known.

In a wilderness of heartbreak
and a desert of despair,
Evil's carrion of justice
shrieks a cry of naked terror.
He's taking babies from their momas
and leaving grief beyond compare.

So if you see the Vulture coming,
he's flying circles in your mind,
Remember there is no escaping
for he will follow close behind.
Only promised me a battle,
battle for your soul and mine.

He taking babies from their momas
And he's leaving
Leaving
Leaving
Leaving
Leaving







Click here to submit the Corrections of The Vulture Lyrics
Please Click Here to Print The Vulture 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 The Vulture Lyrics.
Your Name:
(Important: Your name will be published if you input it)

Review for The Vulture Lyrics
------ Performed by Gil Scott-Heron

Please enter a title for your review:

------ 11/23/2014

Type your review in the space below: