Blue

Album: Collapse Into Now (2011)
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  • Yellow circus left the stakes a broken ropes world's useless mug
    The ties that bind, ha ha
    I can be bad poet
    Street poet
    Shit poet
    Kind poet too

    Subway
    Almost four a.m.
    Halloween night
    Had enough to drink to make my own party
    All my fellow writers in half costume, half asleep
    Half silly, gone to seed

    I don't mark my time with dates, holidays, faded wisdom, locked karma holders
    Convenient

    I am made by my times
    I am a creation of now
    Shaken with the cracks and crevices
    I'm not giving up easy
    I will not fold
    I don't have much
    But what I have is gold

    I saw your face

    I sing in platinum
    I dress in brass
    I eat in zinc
    Let it pass

    Compare toast
    I like that
    I understand courage
    I still roll with the shout of a character I was married to today
    I try to see outside myself
    I understand the eyes
    Excuse all the highs
    Sorry
    I am sorry
    Ha ha

    I like you, love you, every coast of you.
    I've seen your eddies and tides and hurricanes and cyclones.
    Low ebb tide and high, full moon.
    Up close and distant.
    I read you.
    Look, the sky, the sea, the ocean, the sun, the moon.
    Blue, blue, blue, blue, blue, blue, blue blue, blue, blue, blue, blue.
    Naked and blue.

    Breathing with you.
    Touch. Change. Shift. Allow air.
    Window open. Drift. Drift away. Into now.

    I want Whitman proud. Patti Lee proud.
    My brothers proud. My sisters proud.
    I want me. I want it all.
    I want sensational. Irresistible.

    This is my time and I am thrilled to be alive.

    Living. Blessed. I understand.

    Twentieth century:
    Collapse into now

    Cinderella boy
    You've lost your shoe

    Cinderella boy
    Your coach awaits

    A sun makes shadows
    All over your face
    As you sit
    Naked and blue
    Into me

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    Discover Writer/s: MICHAEL MILLS, MICHAEL STIPE, PATTI SMITH, PETER BUCK
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
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