There was an old lady, from the Cree tribe, named "Eyes of Fire", who prophesied that one day, because of the white mans' or Yo-ne-gis' greed, there would come a time, when the fish would die in the streams, the birds would fall from the air, the waters would be blackened, and the trees would no longer be

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Eyes of Fire

There would come a time when the birds would fall from the air fall - fall from the air
Wake Island Rail - Carolina Parakeet - Louisiana Parakeet all gone - all gone

There would come a time when the birds would fall from the air fall - fall from the air
Lanai Creeper - Dusky Seaside Sparrow - Santa Barbara Sparrow too all gone - all gone
don’t even know where they’ve gone They’re just gone-

fly, fly, fly fly away - they’re gone fly, fly, fly fly away - they’re gone 
Lanai Creeper - fly fly away Seaside Sparrow - fly fly away

Santa Barbara Sparrow - Wake Island Rail
Carolina Parakeet - Louisiana Parakeet - Louisiana Parakeet - Louisiana Parakeet

© Gottlieb - May, 1998


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