The Dark Lord (has Got His Body Back)

"The Rock" by Harry Chapin (rather appropriate artist, don't you think?) The song spans the last few chapters of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and all of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

THE DARK LORD (has Got His Body Back)

by Embledore

[Harry]
"The Dark Lord's got his body back", he told them all one day
"We never thought it'd happen, but now he's found a way
His father's bone, a servant's flesh, and my blood in the stew
With him back alive now, our peaceful day's are through"

[Fudge]
Silly child---
Everybody knows that he died long, long ago
Everybody knows that what you say it can't be so
Remember when you told me Pettigrew was once Ron's rat
Your lies are getting worse and worse, you crazy little brat

[Harry, the part in quotes]
"The Dark Lord's got his body back," he stood and told room.
The professor put her wand down and peered at him with much doom.
But he went on and said: "I saw it, high upon a hill."
If he doesn't attack this year, then very soon he will."

[Umbridge]
Crazy boy---
Everybody knows that he died long, long ago
Everybody knows that what you say, it can't be so
We've more important studies than your fantasies and lies
You'll have a week's detention, that will be you're tale's demise.

[Harry, the part in quotes]
"The Dark Lord's got his body back, this I'm sure I know
But now he's got Sirius, and is performing Crucio
You see I've got to save him, and fly off to his aid."
But Hermione had told him that it might be a charade.

[Hermione]
Just a madman----
Everybody knows you've got a saving people thing.
Everybody knows that Voldemort wants to be king.
Of course he knows that he can use your mind just like a tool
When you go there and see you're wrong, you'll feel just like a fool.

He went to the Ministry, despite what she had said
If he didn't do something, Sirius might end up dead
He ended up enlisting help, his best friends plus three more
And in that circular chamber, they had to pick a door.
They finally found the right one, the Hall of Prophecies
But what happened then my friend, the prophets did not see

[Harry]
"The Death Eaters have caught us! Run or you'll be killed!"
And with the sounds of dueling, the Department soon was filled
There were curses flying everywhere, the kids put up a fight
But as it was looking grim, a new hope came in sight.

When Harry chased Bellatrix Black into the lobby hall
He found Voldemort right there and Albus in a brawl.
The duel went on with many spells, but ones they needn't say
And after a trip to Harry's mind the Dark Lord got away

But in the Daily Prophet,
The Minister admits,
"The Dark Lord's got his body back
And the Ministry's been gits"

THE ROCK (is Gonna Fall on Us)

by Harry Chapin


The rock is gonna fall on us, he woke with a start
And he ran to his mother, the fear dark in his heart
And he told her of the vision that he was sure he'd seen
She said: "Go back to sleep son, you're having a bad dream!"


Silly child--
Everybody knows the rock leans over the town
Everybody knows that it won't tumble to the ground
Remember Chicken Little said the sky was falling down
Well nothing ever came of that, the world still whirls around


"The rock is gonna fall on us," he stood and told the class
The professor put his chalk down and peered out through his glasses
But he went on and said; "I've seen it, high up on the hill
If it doesn't fall this year then very soon it will!"


Crazy boy--
Everybody knows the rock leans over the town
Everybody knows that it won't tumble to the ground
We've more important studies than your fantasies and fears
You know that rock's been perched up there for a hundred thousand years


"The rock is gonna fall on us." He told the magistrates
"I believe that we can stop it but the time is getting late
You see I've done all the research my plans are all complete."
He was showing them contingencies when they showed him to the street


Just a madman--
Everybody knows the rock leans over the town
Everybody knows that it won't tumble to the ground
Everybody knows of those who say the end is near
Everybody knows that life goes on as usual round here

He went up on the mountain beside the giant stone
They knew he was insane so they left him alone
He'd given up enlisting help for there was no one else
He spent his days devising ways to stop the rock himself
One night while he was working building braces on the ledge
The ground began to rumble the rock trembled on the edge


"The rock is gonna fall on us! Run or you'll all be crushed!"
And indeed the rock was moving, crumbling all to dust
He ran under it with one last hope that he could add a prop
And as he disappeared the rock came to a stop

The people ran into the street but by then all was still
The rock seemed where it always was or where it always will be
When someone asked where he had gone they said: "Oh he was daft.
Who cares about that crazy fool." And then they'd start to laugh

But high up on the mountain
When the wind is hitting it
If you're watching very closely
The rock slips a little bit

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