Lullaby, Butterfly

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lyrics

Sleep, sleeping chrysalis,
sun’s gonna rise up
Sleep now, butterfly,
soon you gotta rise up

The light that makes the flowers rise
Will shine upon your colors bright
The wings that bring you to the sky
Will lift our eyes to God on high

Sleep, sleep

Fly high, sky queen,
don’t let ‘em pin you down
Fly high, butterfly,
ride the wind, spin around

Fly high, fly high

Butterfly flutters by, flutter, my butterfly
Hush now butterfly, quiet, my butterfly

Lullaby, butterfly

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from The Pinkerton Raid, released May 22, 2012

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