Leaning into the Afternoons


Baltimore Maybe

Do you remember the drive through the valley?
That deafening silence coming back from the Bay?
How could I know that would be our finale?
A heart full of dreams hid a will made of clay

And I wish I’d …

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Breathe You

Help me. Spread my table.
I’ve been trying but I’m just not able.
There’s so much left inside,
So very much we’ve been trying to hide.
Life gets pretty heavy and I wish it was light,
But after all I …

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secret song

(Birmingham, 2007)

the clouds in your eyes remind me of how i feel
the river will rise on all the secrets i conceal
i’m following you, somehow i’ve fallen so far behind
and lately i feel i’d rather not believe …

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Sea

(Birmingham, 2005)

I had a big idea
I had a crazy eye
I broke the sacred seal
I told a lazy lie
I’ve had my conscience bent
I’ve had my patience tried
I’ve been up in the desert
And down …

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