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My feet are so sore


I have walked for a long time
My feet are so sore
The darkness has closed in and the wind is harsh
My feet are so sore
Light, Lantern Man, light. Show me the way - I'll find the treasure
My feet are so sore


Inspired by this Danish folksong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrh2HCz34QQ&feature=plcp

The song is about a person who is looking for a treasure but runs into a Lantern Man, a creature said to cause the flames in bogs at night. The person chase the Lantern Man until his back is hurting and his head is spinning, but still he can't stop and forgets his name. All he remember is that he's looking for a treasure, and he ends up wandering around the bog forever.


5th September 2012

Tagged in Lantern Man


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5 years ago #8805006        
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That man looks a little bit like the 4th Doctor from "Doctor Who." Neat!

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5 years ago #8722703        
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I always liked that song. By the way "lantern man" is known as will o' the wisp in English.

5 years ago #8661746        
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i remember singing this in eurythmy lesson
it was quite fun

5 years ago #8596388        
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In Sweden we have a similar lore about a man called lantern man, but he shows up at night and convience people on the roads that he will guide them to whatever their destination is. Then he misleads them into the wilderness and leave them for death.

Palummo

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6 years ago #8557613        
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I've never heard this story, beautiful!!

6 years ago #8509523        
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even tho i haven't heard or sung the song for many years, i instantly recognized the story.

6 years ago #8509050        
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Are you planning on making a book of your folklore panels? I'd buy one!

6 years ago #8509026        
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i dont know why, but that scene there, could very likely be from a doctor who episode(the guy looks kinda like the fourth doctor) :P

6 years ago #8508573        
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I've known these as Hinkypunks

6 years ago #8506991        
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You know who the man in the scarf reminds me of? Tom Baker, the actor for the fourth Doctor in 'Doctor Who.' It's entirely because of the scarf and a bit because of the jacket/coat he's wearing.

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