September

Album: Port of Morrow (2012)
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  • Into this strange elastic world
    Pontus kindly gave up a pearl
    Of his eternal stone and mud
    And ain't she lovely bone and blood
    Born of the sea

    A thousand miles away from me
    A court of angels
    Ward of the sun
    A future forming
    A curse undone

    Under our softly burning lamps she takes her time
    Telling stories of our possible lives
    And love is the ink in the well when her body writes

    I've been selfish and full of pride
    And she knows deep down there's a little child
    But I've got a good side to me as well
    And it's that she loves in spite of everything else

    A song in the tree has distracted her mind
    Some other curious form of life
    Has made its presence to her known
    And she coos so gently, soft and low
    Her shining face in a million reflections
    On tiny raindrops that fall in a veil
    Over our city like notes from above
    And it overwhelms me I just ain't that tough

    It's not that the darkness can't touch our lives
    I know it will in time
    But she's no ordinary valentine
    And now when the sun goes down she sheds a darling light

    I've been selfish and full of pride
    But she knows deep down there's a little child
    But I've got a good side to me as well
    And it's that she loves in spite of everything else Writer/s: JAMES MERCER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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