we can be real again

by no hope / no harm

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I thought I saw you on the stairs,
but I’ve been seeing things for years.
On the snowy boot-stamped streets outside
the muffled grinding gears.

In a year that never ends,
it’s getting harder to pretend.
Well it’s Christmas time in Boston
and I haven’t made amends.

We can believe again.
We can be real again.
I’ll be on time I’ll be on time,
you’ve just got to tell me when.

The nimble dancing feet of youth,
their indifference to truth.
I heard a song from out a window
that reminded me of you.

It’s the plight of the insane.
A sordid trick upon the brain.
The specter of your graceful step,
the force of a hurricane.

It was a glamor in disguise,
the flickered glimmer in your eyes,
on a clinging cutting creeping night
I raise a glass to our demise.

Your beauty tightened like a snare.
The glittered highlights in your hair.
December’s just half over
but it’s been winter here all year.

We can believe again.
We can be real again.
I’ll be on time I’ll be on time
You’ve just got to tell me when.
We can believe again.
We can be real again.
I don’t believe,
I don’t believe
this is how the story ends.

Love’s a vain and crooked thing,
I think i’m due for an upswing.
Maybe not this week or next
but we’ll see what the New Year brings.


released December 3, 2016



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