Palaa Aurinkoon

Palaa Aurinkoon

English version

LAIVAT SAAPUU /ships arrive

amen amen and yet amen

ships arrive

Our Father i see

white sails yonder

waves are pushing dead leaves

to the shore

i undress my scarf

and turn it into a flag

ROHKAISULAULU/ encouragement song

if you will

you can conquer back your life

if you want to do it

do it do it do it

long ago you chose your way

you were guided by someone

who called himself destiny

but whose breath smelled rotten

and you were afraid of the world

please show that you are not

anymore

if you will

you can split the world

by crying out

and you can laugh it to pieces

do it do it do it

you´ve been taught

that world is created to be like this

and you must accept it

but

if you will

you can conquer back your life

if you want

do it do it do it

UNI PÖLLÖNÄ OLEMISESTA / a dream of being an owl

i am in a dream

i see a mirror

a face and lights

Those features are not mine but they suit me anyway

i am in your dream

i am mirror you are watching

i give you new eyes and you will learn the language of animals and to see in the dark

i am in a dream

i hear someone saying “you have an owl´s face so we´ll take you flying

with us…let´s fly past that corpse, it´s human and human flesh tastes

bad”

i am in a dream

i see a forest and a glimmer of light

that light is not the sun

but fire

i can already feel its warmth on my skin

i am in your dream

i am the fire that you see

i give you new arms

with these you will engrave an image of a bird

who builds her nest

in a flaming tree

PALAA AURINKOON/ go back to sun

under you

are the pearls

you are sitting on kings nest

and you are no longer a kings riding horse

but a king himself

big seagull big seagull

big seagull big seagull

go back to sun go back to sun

HAAVEILIJA/ a dreamer

dreamer dreamer

dreams

hand holding her chin

she looks through the window at the plastering of the building

of some house

and dreamer sees there

all the objects of her dreams

SENKUN TANSSITAAN / let’s just dance

If you say hi

I will run to you

Let’s just dance

Put your red shoes on your feet

Girls on film, girls on film…

SATEEN TULLESSA / when the rain comes

look, tarantula,

whirlwind

I have learned to rise all the way up to the mountain

and when the rain comes

i am not looking for shelter

when the rain comes

i want it to rain

let it be so

i want to get drunk

breaks my heart

but feet please keep on going

and when the rain comes

i am not looking for shelter

when the rain comes

i want it to rain

TULE PUUTARHAAN / come to the garden

knock 3 times at the gate

and you get in to the garden

knock the door three times and if you have patience be silent

And follow the sound of the water

…don´t be afraid, i got this all just ´cos i realised to ask for it

I got the key to this garden

So you want to climb?

but trees are huge They wont let you go up…

can´t you see the sun

is shining from below

clouds are gliding on the water…

So you want to howl?

At nights the moon can turn you into a wolf if you want

…wait, there comes that lion I´m sure it will bring you some luck…

VAELTAJAN LAULU/ song of the wanderer

Kite kite kite

come down here to tell me

is there a sea behind those mountains

I have wandered the way too long

and swallowed this dry sand

birdie bird birdie

bird i know you…

bird i will shoot you down with a slingshot

you shall put your beak

into the deep sand

it´s already autumn

and rose you have wilted

behind my loved one´s ear

RUKOUS/ a prayer

great light

let our lives be

bright light

And let our past

transform to light on our way

And everywhere peace

and brightness

below and above

peace and brightness

below and above

below and above


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