White Sky

  • An ancient business, a modern piece of glasswork
    Down on the corner that you walk each day in passin'
    The elderly sales clerk won't eye us with suspicion
    The whole, immortal corporation's given its permission

    A little stairway, a little piece of carpet
    A pair of mirrors that are facing one another
    Out in both directions, a thousand little Julias
    That come together in the middle of Manhattan

    You waited since lunch
    It all comes at once

    Around the corner, the house that modern art built
    A house for modern art to keep it out the closets
    The people who might own it, the sins of pride and envy
    And on the second floor, the Richard Serra Skate Park

    You waited since lunch
    It all comes at once

    Sit on the park wall, ask all the right questions
    "Why are the horses racing taxis in the winter?"
    Look up at the buildings, imagine who might live there
    Imagining your wolfords in a ball upon the sink there

    You waited since lunch
    It all comes at once Writer/s: Christopher Joseph Baio, Christopher William Tomson, Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
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