On and Ontario

from by The Lives of Famous Men

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oh, the scene was macabre,
two to the floor of the van
when we, reentering the state, passed a
bridge whose architects were gods that left it,
they left its rusted frame in the hands,
the failing hands of sinners.

and I rested my eyes for
the first time in weeks
while you lay there wondering
would you ever sleep again?

oh, and we spelled out disaster,
cute, like a broken accent.
and drunk? I’m nothing of the sort, I just
can’t, can’t seem to speak in tongues at the
moment I’m the figure of all my travels,
a weary traveling suitcase.

always the same nightmare.
will we ever pause just
to allow this love to
come remove its coat?

credits

from Marigold Maxixe, released October 5, 2010
written and performed by The Lives of Famous Men. words by Daniel Hall. additional performances by Chase Pagan and Adam Taylor.

Daniel: voice
Ari: electric guitar
Dylan: drums, shaker, tambourine, sleigh bells, roto-toms, triangle, claps
Andrew: bass
Jason: acoustic piano, Hammond Organ, Rhodes, electric guitar, Mini Moog, claps
Chase: lap steel, cabasa, claps
Adam: Mini Moog

produced and engineered by Paul Q Kolderie, Adam Taylor, and Alex Hartman at Camp Street Studios, Cambridge, MA. mixed by Paul Q Kolderie and Adam Taylor. mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music, New Windsor, NY. © April, 2010.

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