Follow me to Dragon Lake
the princess waits in gold,
come down from your craggy heights
oh hermit, reknown of old,
a cloak of fairies guide the way
through the woods that part
to the place where she bathes
her lonely broken heart.
You loved her once long ago
when the world seemed young
rubies fell with the rain
and the first love song was sung,
The dragons danced around the shore
heating the lake with flame
and two lovers in the water warmth
whispered each other’s names.
But when evil wizards did conspire
and alchemy took the night
to split asunder all that’s good
and banish away the light,
dragons fled the lover’s lake
and thus you were exposed
before the blackest jealous heart
that withered where it goes.
Spellcast you were to fall asleep
while others took your form
to masquerade and corrupt
the princess that fateful morn,
though she looked with her eyes
all that she saw was you
and her very heart was blinded thus
as they lay into the dew.
The pure of heart sleeps not in spell
and with that you did awake
to find your love, your only love
in the arms of the hero fake,
No explanation was needed then
it was all so plain to see
never trust a princess
“you never cared for me”.
Into the clouds and the heights
you climbed the mountaintop
to rid your heart of the pain
and make the memories stop,
while far below on the lakeshore
veils of disguise disappeared
revealing to your princess love
she held another near.
Wizards will disrupt young love
that beats within the heart
and she realized this too late
look not with eyes to impart.
and so now she bathes all alone
lamenting what she has done
wishing you’d return to the place
where you and she were one.
Serpents may have left the land
but the flame they brought still burns
The magi were banished long ago
and the lonely heart still yearns.
So come down from your craggy heights
oh hermit, renown of old,
Follow me to dragon lake
where your princess waits in gold.