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All We Left Were Birds

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All We Left Were Birds

 

I heard the birdsong through the air

From far away and long ago

The sound of sparrow and of crow

And knew no human travelled there

 

They sat aloft without a care

No threat from humans down below

I heard the birdsong through the air

From far away and long ago

 

As time flew I became aware

Of how the seasons ebb and flow

When there ...

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Broke

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Broke

 

I relish the darkness of the night,

Its cloying blackness like a friend

who will not leave you till the end

and walks behind you, out of sight.

 

The solemn fading of the light

covers the cracks that will not mend.

I relish the darkness of the night,

it’s cloying blackness like a friend.

 

My life was always fresh and bright,

a silver sixpence, yet to...

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I've Lost My Mind

Where did I put my mind?
This is going to drive me nuts!
I retraced my steps, back to front,
Checked my pockets... several times,

Looked around where I'd been outside,
And even rummaged through the garbage!
Where did I put my mind?
This is going to drive me nuts!

I've been everywhere thrice,
Even places I'm sure I never was,
And I've run out of places to search,
And, yet, it's nowhe...

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