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A Hymn For The Exiled  Anais Mitchell



E|-------------| Dm
the [Am]word came down to h[Dm]im from heaven
and [Am]naked as an [Bb]animal, he k[Am7]new:
[Am]everything of f[Dm]lesh and bone
[Am]he could call it [Dm]all his own
if [Am]he could name it, he could [Bb]lay claim to it, [Am7]too
but [Dm]after all the w[Am]ord was spoken
you [Dm]sent him out in[Am]to the open
[Bb]all alone to [Dm]make his broken p[G]romise whole again
[Am]eight nine ten [Dm]eleven twelve
[Am]did you see how [Dm]far he fell?
[Am]did you watch him c[Bb]overing his [Dm]body in his sh[G]ame?
and wanting you n[Em]ear him
though you couldn’t [Am]hear him
he was f[Dm]alling down with [G]your name in his mouth
a[Am] thousand thousand [Dm]years pass through me
[Am]stoned on lonelin[Dm]ess and movies
where p[Am]eople make their [Bb]love in foreign tongue[Am7]s
[Am]every family l[Dm]ocks their door
[Am]every man in u[Dm]niform
[Am]reminds me of the [Bb]body of my own on[Am7]e
[Dm]i knew you bef[Am]ore i met you
[Dm]i’ve forgotten w[Am]hy i left you
[Bb]all i wanna do is [Dm]get back into y[G]our good grace
[Am]call you by your h[Dm]undred names
[Am]till it makes you [Dm]mine again
[Am]till i get my w[Bb]ill back in this [Dm]godforsaken p[G]lace
i want you n[Em]ear me
i know you can’t [Am]hear me, now
but i’m f[Dm]alling down with [G]your name
i want you n[Em]ear me
i wish you could [Am]hear me, now
while i’m f[Dm]alling down with [G]your name in my mouth
| / slide up
| \ slide down
| h hammer-on
| p pull-off
| ~ vibrato
| + harmonic
| x Mute note

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