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Above it All

We float above it all This glorious shining city Of the free We sing across the spheres Triumphant glory songs For the free Adrift among the stars We cannot lose our way When we are free The universe is ours … Continue reading

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Rising to the Light

He said he was rising to the light Each morning from the station Up flights of stairs to sunshine Every day he would say I’m Orpheus returning From the underworld And I will not look back I keep my life … Continue reading

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City

The rush of silver The city at night I remember you laughing, calling my name We were dancing in the early hours like children So young And I thought this would last forever or at least till the morning and … Continue reading

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Long Gone

Across the canal we ran I loved you then So young and so pure I true believed We would perfect endure My heart burst open Walking hand in hand Certain you were mine And that this beauty Would not fall … Continue reading

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Change

I do not crave change Not now There were times in my life I needed diversion Adventure just to breathe Not now The hum of big city streets Was a melody to me Not dark discordant artistry Not now It’s … Continue reading

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Capital

In this nation’s capital The streets are wide And empty Comfort, structure and design Happily meet To hide the desperation within. All is hierarchy and status And form Parliament the lone sentinel On the hill Surveying all below In this … Continue reading

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