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Poor Bird

from Some Songs by Seth Benjamin

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Written by Seth Benjamin.
Recorded December 2011.


poor bird, broke your wing on her goodbye and fell from your flight
poor bird, hit the curb as she left you and nothing works right
all the trash in the street says it feels the same as you
doesn't clean itself up because there's nothing it can do

poor bird, one half down, one to go so on the ground you wait
poor bird, what's done is dead and gone, no use fighting with fate
so let's be trash in the street, why try to fly with just one wing
maybe it's not all that clean but you wouldn't change a thing

rest your head against the wall of what's against you
seems all you can do is hide your eyes

poor bird, lost one wing to love and one foot to the grave


from Some Songs, released July 18, 2014




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