Green Conduit (Swim Deep)

Dreams of a place that my father has seen Where the farmers and the gardeners have no king What he saw was unmistakable And it happened at a time of pure content He gave up his job at the M.O.D. 24 years old he flowered My old man was a gardener, asking "Why the fuck have we got thumbs?" I know I know why I know I know why I know I know why Now I know I know why He had a great green appetite, asked "When does gold turn silver?" Then a message came through the green conduit What he saw was a leprechaun It let him know that we're not far From a different world And this story from my dad Was one great tale that reeked of hope I know I know why I know I know why I know I know why Now I know I know why I know I know