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  • You know where it is
    You have always known
    I could hear it your voice
    the horns memory
    violins when reciting poetry or telling me you love me
    do you want anything from the store?

    I knew that you knew how to touch the sun
    I knew you didn't say a thing too
    like its a secret of time
    unkept by anyone.
    of course you knew

    The quiet quiet wet in my hands
    thats how the song comes away when it parts
    the tremble of an english horn
    side by side rainbows I kissed
    the basson returning me to sea
    was part of the forever in the mountains ventrilloquist act
    I, the dummy sitting on the chair of hearts
    waiting for you to speak about angled measures
    of starts of stops

    Those cellos coming down
    viollos going up
    a soft flute unbreaking the spell as well as my heart
    let my rain fall out in the field of shackled runs
    so I would, could ,willingly give it away before the last night
    so I might end your pains of why
    that will go away with me

    you see, I never held anything back
    never thought I would return
    kept nothing from you
    I gave you its adress the moment we met
    remember spinning tears we cried about a distant song
    the very first time you found me behind the leaf.
    I know now, that you were alseep
    that somehow you made yourself forget

    yes, that was the crooked map of how love is made
    on a crooked face between seasons
    the silence of snow, letting you see around the curve of the earth
    the Sun calll,
    the step that was needed,
    just once completely your own
    our fragile eventuallity of it all
    no matter what you thought I could take
    as reasons

    you didn't believe in falling and I?
    I couldn't make you want to see enough to sing
    hear it now,
    now that Im gone
    yes, its the quiet city
    the quiet city
    shouting softness
    to us all
    this whole time
    all alone.

    hop hopes.

    Copelands The Quiet City,,, gets me everytime.
    I use it like a prayer to remember to disappear
    a window . to hear through , when you call..
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