Peter Alsop

Music for Children and Adults

Robie And The Dragon

From the album Pie In The Sky

 

Every evening, just at bedtime

Robie puts his armor on

Jumps up on his great white stallion

Grabs his sword and then he's gone.

 

Riding faster than the wind

He races thru the countryside

Moonlight streaming down on him

He's off to fight the Dragon that's been

Burning him inside.

 

Soon he sees the giant body

Of a little boy asleep

He rides up to the giant ear

And listens to the giant breathe

 

He knows the giant's really him

And he must go inside, it seems

He's bigger than a mountain range

And Robie knows the Dragon's waiting

In the Land of Dreams

 

Then Robie yells his battle cry!

Hah-Ba-Rheee! Hallooo-ah-lay!

The stallion rears and charges in

And Robie knows they're both afraid.

 

Through the twisting, turning tunnels

Hoofbeats pound the passageways

Along the bloody, steaming rivers

Within the giant's neck, brave Robie

Gallops through the maze.

 

Through the viney sinew forest

Under tendon trees and bone

They can feel the Dragon roaring

Soon they'll reach the Dragon's home

 

Then through the smoke of burning flesh

The Dragon's laugher cuts the air

He throws his hot and stinking breath

The stallion trips, brave Robie falls

Into the Dragon's lair!

 

Then Robie sees the Dragon's eye

He sees the hint of fear within

Could it be?!  Hah-Rruuu!  Hah-Rraii!

The Dragon is afraid of him!!?

 

The power runs through Robie's arms

He feels the rainbow light inside

He draws his mighty healing sword

And strikes the fire-breathing monster

Right between the eyes!

 

The Dragon knows his days are numbered

His fire's gone, he turns to run

He's growing smaller, growing weaker

And Robie knows the time has come

 

He raises up his healing sword

He's stronger than the Foul Disease!

The Dragon screams and disappears

And now, the giant body of this boy

Can heal in peace.

 

He whistles for his stallion, who

Comes running to his Master's side

And Robie leaps up on his back

And off again for home they ride

Off again for home they ride.

 

Every evening, just at bedtime

Robie puts his armor on

Jumps up on his great white stallion

Grabs his sword and then he's gone.

 

 

Written by Peter Alsop, Copyright 1985, Moose School Music (BMI)

On Pie In The Sky & In The Hospital (Samit & The Dragon) - www.peteralsop.com