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Robert Wyatt - Worship lyrics

Two nuns on the sea shore
stand apart from one another –
black wood posts
mesmerised by the sea god.

Mesmerised by the sea god.

One nun with human failings
and weary legs
sinks to the sand
and sits like a child,
sinks to the sand
and sits like a child.

A golden stripe appears
on the western horizon –
a golden stripe appears:
a signal from the sea god
that he understands tiredness.

One staunch sister
stays standing.
One staunch sister
stays standing
and the sun sets.

And the sun
sets.