Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis
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Inspired by Dracula

For today's Halloween quote, I offer the lyrics to the song "Shelter from the Night," which was written by Gary Hughes and inspired by Bram Stoker's Dracula. It's on Bob Catley's wonderful album Legends.

Teaser:
"Listen to the sounds of a frost covered dream
Children of the night whisper softly to me
Caught against the white Transylvanian snow..."



Listen to the sound of the wind in the trees
Falling down below like a lost melody
Echoes that resound in the depths of my soul
Beckon the blood to flow

Listen to the cries of the wind in the eaves
Every nerve exposed, only one remedy
Deep within the vaults of the castle I roam
And wait for the light to go

I'm burning like a fire in the dark tonight
She put the knife through my tender heart
Pyres in the dark tonight as I bleed

All I need is shelter from the night
The love I buried deep within her eyes had passed and gone
All I need is shelter from the light
The quest within for peace, a thousand years, with a love to last eternity...

Listen to the sounds of a frost covered dream
Children of the night whisper softly to me
Caught against the white Transylvanian snow
Calling me down below

Listen to the sighs you were scared to believe
Haunted by the ghost that my love never sees
Searching every night, that one day she might know
Just how the feeling grows

I'm burning like a fire in the dark tonight
She put the knife through my tender heart
Pyres in the dark tonight as I bleed

All I need is shelter from the night
The love I buried deep within her eyes had passed and gone
All I need is shelter from the light
The quest within for peace, a thousand years, with a love to last eternity...


from "Shelter from the Night" by Gary Hughes

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