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THE LOOM

Nathan Tinkham
Rhythm Range Music SOCAN

As I follow the thread of this feeling,
It ravels and twists and it weaves .
On the loom of my heart, a pattern begins
To appear like a shadow to me

And slowly the picture comes clearer
And as I watch it beginning to grow,
I start to tremble,it takes me to places
I really would rather not go.

But if I don't go there, then I'll never see,
So I'll have to stay
And stare down the cold, hard truth
' Til one of us turns away

If I take all this pain and this heartache,
And I fix it in meter and rhyme.
Will I be made to relive all this, time after
Time after time after time?

I suppose I could look at the story,
And shape it and change it somehow.
To make myself come out the hero,
In a battle I'm losing right now.

But cut from this cloth is a garment
That I'll have to wear when I'm through
So there is no choice but to tailor and sew
'Til it fits and I make it ring true

Îf I don't go there, I'll never see,
So I'll have to stay
And stare down the cold, hard truth
' Til one of us turns away

If I take all this pain and this heartache,
And I fix it in meter and rhyme.
Will I be made to relive all this, time after
Time after time after time?

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