Furr by Blitzen Trapper (not mine but obliged to share)

Yeah, when I was only 17, I could hear the angels whispering,
So I droned into the words and wandered aimlessly about
Until I heard my mother shouting through the fog.
It turned out to be the howling of a dog,
Or a wolf to be exact, the sound sent shivers down my back,
But I was drawn into the pack and before long.
They allowed me to join in and sing their song.
So from the cliffs and highest hill, yeah
We would gladly get our fill
Howling endlessly and shrilly at the dawn;
And I lost the taste for judging right from wrong.
For my flesh had turned to fur, yeah
And my thoughts, they surely were
Turned to instinct and obedience to God.

You can wear your fur like a river on fire;
But you better be sure if you’re makin’ God a liar.
I’m a rattlesnake, Babe,
I’m like fuel on fire;
So if you’re gonna’ get made,
Don’t be afraid of what you’ve learned.

On the day that I turned 23, I was curled up underneath a dogwood tree,
When suddenly a girl with skin the color of a pearl.
She wandered aimlessly, but she didn’t seem to see.
She was listenin’ for the angels just like me.
So I stood and looked about.
I brushed the leaves off of my snout
And then I heard my mother shouting through the trees.
You should have seen that girl go shaky at the knees.
So I took her by the arm, We settled down upon a farm,
And raised our children up as gently as you please.
And now my fur has turned to skin,
And I’ve been quickly ushered in
To a world that I confess I do not know;
But I still dream of running careless through the snow.
An’ through the howlin’ winds that blow,
Across the ancient distant flow,
It fill our bodies up like water till we know.

You can wear your fur like a river on fire,
But you better be sure If you’re makin’ God a liar.
I’m a rattlesnake, Babe,
I’m like fuel on fire,
So if you’re gonna’ get made,
Don’t be afraid of what you’ve learned.

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