Wheels Of The City

Album: Wheels Of The City (2019)
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  • Asleep in a doorway back to the wall
    Head down right hand up as if to receive the call
    Other hand hanging strong, strong like Joe Louis
    Sad, pathetic, tragic by circumstance
    I don't want to show my hand but I'm helpless to straighten it
    About to say in sleep what I could never say awake

    You've taken this away, I can't draw my breath
    in the peace and sweetness of my own bed
    but here, in these dull and nameless rags
    on this humbling stoop, I wait for the wheels to roll

    I'm alone, I'm sick, I'm dying see my hand up-tipped
    learn the secret of my human heart
    Give me the thing, give me your hand
    Take me to the Emerald Mountains beyond this land

    Let's build a bridge and not a wall
    Something to bind us, not divide us all
    I see it in your eyes, I know you friend
    Let's leave something behind us that will remain in the end

    O Brother in the night
    take me home lock me in safe
    take me to where all is peace and amity
    to the family of my life, my mother, my father, my sister, my wife
    and you my brother and you my friend

    Let's build a bridge that will remain in the end
    Let's build a bridge and not a wall
    Something to bind us, not divide us all
    I see it in your eyes, I know you friend
    Let's leave something behind that will remain in the end

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