A Tree, A Bird, A Child

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lyrics

You said I was a tree
Putting down roots by a stream
You told me I would be strong
No matter what went wrong

But I’m creaking and bending in the storm
Through wind and hard rain, I am worn

You said I was a bird
Everyday you’d provide, that’s what I heard
You told me I could fly
Without a care, without a sigh

But these wings are so tired and sore
Afraid of what tomorrow has in store

You said I was a child
Hanging on to you in every trial
You told me a kingdom was mine
That you would hold me for all time

But lately I’m feeling alone
Would come back and take me home?

credits

from EP, track released February 8, 2011
Hannah Irwin: Viola
Luke Morton: Vocals, Guitar
Mark Ribera: Piano, Vocals

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tags: folk Seattle

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