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You Were a Bird

by Gabriel J. Wheeler

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I wish I were a mountain thrusting up to the sky
Bursting up through the mantle never to die
But I would die today if I knew my spirit would survive
I’d throw it all away, and I wouldn’t say goodbye

I wish I were a rogue planet, floating out in the night
No star to orbit, no gravity to fight
But I’d settle down today, if it could make me feel alright
I’d give away my freedom, to live in the light

I wish I were an angel, sitting up on a cloud
Nothing to worry about, no questions to toss around
I’d give up all my questions, for that soft sanguine sound
I wouldn’t feel hungry, I wouldn’t feel proud

I wish I were a mountain, I could not say a word
Just sit in my silence, unaware of the world
But I’d give up my silence, if I thought I’d be heard
Say I wish I were a seed, I wish you were a bird

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released May 16, 2018
ft. Luke Martin on harmonica and Forrest Reed on slide guitar

Music and lyrics by Gabriel Wheeler

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