ISIS Bob DYlan Mercedes Leidig

I married Isis on the fifth day of May

But I could not hold on to her very long

So I cut off my hair and I rode straight away

For the wild unknown country where I could not go wrong

I married a mystical women but we did not stay long, so I changed my look and left

came to a high place of darkness and light

Dividing line ran through the center of town

I hitched up my pony to a post on the right

Went in to a laundry to wash my clothes down

I came to a town and rode my horse to the laundry mat and washed myself of my past

A man in the corner approached me for a match

I knew right away he was not ordinary

He said, are you lookin' for somethin' easy to catch

Said, I got no money, he said, that ain't necessary

A shady man came to me asking me for a light and asked if i was looking for some easy fun, I said I have no money he said that is not needed

We set out that night for the cold in the North

I gave him my blanket, he gave me his word

I said, where are we goin', he said we'd be back by the fourth

I said, that's the best news that I've ever heard

He promises to care for me, we will be going every where and I said that sounds like the greatest thing

I was thinkin' about turquoise, I was thinkin' about gold

I was thinkin' about diamonds and the world's biggest necklace

As we rode through the canyons, through the devilish cold

I was thinkin' about Isis, how she thought I was so reckless

I was thinking of treasure and gold, and how my love thought she could get away with the things she did

How she told me that one day we would meet up again

And things would be different the next time we wed

If I only could hang on and just be her friend

I still can't remember all the best things she said

She told me we would get together again, and things would be better, but I cant be only her friend

We came to the pyramids all embedded in ice

He said, there's a body I'm tryin' to find

If I carry it out it'll bring a good price

'Twas then that I knew what he had on his mind

He told me he was trying to find something valuable, then I knew he was up to no good

The wind it was howlin' and the snow was outrageous

We chopped through the night and we chopped through the dawn

When he died I was hopin' that it wasn't contagious

But I made up my mind that I had to go on

It was so cold he got sick and died, I was hoping to not get it, I then preceded to the treasure

broke into the tomb, but the casket was empty

There was no jewels, no nothin', I felt I'd been had

When I saw that my partner was just bein' friendly

When I took up his offer I must-a been mad

I reached the treasure and found nothing and realized that the man was cruel and I was crazy enough to follow him

I picked up his body and I dragged him inside

Threw him down in the hole and I put back the cover

I said a quick prayer and I felt satisfied

Then I rode back to find Isis just to tell her I love her

I put his body in a hole and gave my respects and started back to my love

he was there in the meadow where the creek used to rise

Blinded by sleep and in need of a bed

I came in from the East with the sun in my eyes

I cursed her one time then I rode on ahead

She was sitting by the river and I cursed her name one more time

She said, where ya been? I said, no place special

She said, you look different, I said, well, I guess

She said, you been gone, I said, that's only natural

She said, you gonna stay? I said, yeah, I might do

She's asking me so many questions that the answer is obvious

Isis, oh, Isis, you mystical child

What drives me to you is what drives me insane

I still can remember the way that you smiled

On the fifth day of May in the drizzlin' rain

You my love drive me insane, I remember our wending day, we were happy

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