Who knows what's true? I should be more concrete in my opinions by now. Right? Shouldn't I?
Oh, and my esophagus is scarred from Crohn's disease so it's a pretty good metaphor.
Inspired by a conversation between Davos Seaworth and Lady Milesandre from the book A Clash of Kings
Ambition is a dirty word
I learned that from some book
& that anise cures a stomach ache
Who knows if it's true?
Been around long enough now
That the fruit is definitely ripe
I should be able to pick a good one
Is it bitter? Does it taste wrong?
Tastes like apprehension
Maybe it's just over my head
But a raw & scarred esophagus
Leaned from a low vantage point
Perspective from the wrong side of town
But trying hard
Eyes still pointed down
Look more like character flaws
Flaws & short sightedness
Back & forth between
Compassion & stubbornness
Empathy & judgment
Small grey man
good & bad
what about you?
released December 8, 2016
Recorded by Marc Davis on 09/25/16
Mixed by Joe Lachut
Mastered by Will Killingsworth at Dead Air Studios
IFB Records - no. 109
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