Leon Liedtext

Leon Born in Chains Liedtext

I was born in chains

But I was taken out of Egypt

I was bound to a burden

But the burden it was raised

Lord I can no longer

Keep this secret

Blessed is the Name

The Name be praised

I fled to the edge

Of the Mighty Sea of Sorrow

Pursued by the riders

Of a cruel and dark regime

But the waters parted

And my soul crossed over

Out of Egypt

Out of Pharaoh’s dream

Word of Words

And Measure of all Measures

Blessed is the Name

The Name be blessed

Written on my heart

In burning Letters

That’s all I know

I cannot read the rest

I was idle with my soul

When I heard that you could use me

I followed very closely

My life remained the same

But then you showed me

Where you had been wounded

In every atom

Broken is the Name

I was alone on the road

Your Love was so confusing

And all my teachers told me

That I had myself to blame

But in the Grip

Of Sensual Illusion

A sweet unknowing

Unified the Name

Word of Words…

I’ve heard the soul unfolds

In the chambers of its longing

And the bitter liquor sweetens

In the hammered cup

But all the Ladders

Of the Night have fallen

Only darkness now

To lift the Longing up