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Waiting 03:31
I'll be waiting on the shore, Where we always met before, Where we talked about the sky, Where the secret lovers fly. If I seem to fade away, I return on every wave. I receive you loud and clear. I am waiting for you here.
Maybe 03:17
The view is fine From the bottom of the well. I can see the stars. Or maybe they are birds. Maybe I sleep. Maybe I wake. Maybe I'm alone And I have found my home. It's all the same. I can see the moon A single night in every year, I never can recall. And I feel very small.
The Festival of Sad begins right now. Step inside the gloom, Brighten up the room. We'll adjust your gleam Till it can't be seen. The night is long But we are strong, And we are down, down. We are down, down, down. The Festival of Glad is down the hall. You can hear them roar. Better close the door. We will sing a song of sorrow deep, 'Cause it makes us cry And it helps us sleep When we are down, down. We are down, down, down. The Festival of Sad is winding down. I was glad I came, 'Cause I learned your name. Somewhere on the outside there's a place On a quiet street Where we'll never meet. And we are down, down. We are down, down, down.
This does not look like pain. What are you saying? What are you saying? It always looks like this with me Breaking down the line, Breaking down the backline. I might lie to keep you near, Or I don't even want you here. I've lost the way to someplace Breaking down the line, Breaking down the backline. When you wish upon a star, It kind of matters who you are. You might reach the stage to find they're Breaking down the line, Breaking down the backline.
Look at all the people in the street Dreaming things they never would repeat. Some have a soul. Some may not even know. And I must walk alone. It's all I've ever known. I can make you easy in your mind. I can find your memories in time. Think of a day. I can show you the way And leave you on your own. It's all I've ever known. There's a place that no one can describe. I will know I'm there when I arrive. I can't explain Why it all looks the same And why it feels like home. It's all I've ever known.
I haven't seen you since this morning. I am glad to see you now. We will talk again this evening At this table, gathered 'round. If only life could be like this. None of us would ever want to leave. Some may come and some may go. We may not notice right away. We will pick up where we left off When you come back to us one day.
This is how it goes, My secret, I suppose. Lost in my time, Feeling for the line That leads up to the air. Someone must have pulled it out of there. Someone was here. Someone knows the way. Up in the light They dream of soothing night. Oceans of fear Mean nothing to me here. Where the water falls Somewhere far above the seabirds call.
Why, why can't I say One thing that I mean, Simple and true, And what I intend to do? I would prefer not to be here now May or may not be a lie. And in conclusion, I'm not quite well And nothing will ever be right. Well, well I believe I could tell it all If I could find Time in the cracks of time.
Follow 02:12
Before you go, Play one more note, And I will try to follow. Too late now To mean anything, But I will try to follow. Did you feel One moment Something real? Something nameless? Shameless? Just like this, gone. Silently gone. I won't follow.
What is that light? I see. Just the moon. I lie here in my bed, Someone's bed. This room, Someone's room. I hear a voice. One more, speaking low. I have not given up. I just meant to try, Try it on for size.
And So 02:02
Long day, And so at last I reach the door With nothing more to say. Here tonight, Still in sight, Lands of light and shade. Things that I have made. And so, Free to go Wherever I, Wherever you desire.


released October 28, 2016

Written, performed, and produced by Russ Miller.

This concludes the Pittsfield Trilogy. Everyone back in their own beds.

RH 1064


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