Charlotte I buried after feeding her foxglove
Dawn was easy, she was drowned in the bath
Eziah fought but was easily bested
Burned his body for incurring my wrath
As, your probably guessed from the blog title, the narrator of the song is describing how he killed his children. It's a gruesome topic, but I love this song! There is something charming about how the lyrics are written.
Check out this video for the Rake's Song made by students from St. Martins College of Art.