Most Distant Star

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You were the light and the most distant star
A fusion reaction in the engine for your part
And I was tired of the dark
I was hungry and poor
An animal desperate to stay warm

Do we rhyme?
Are we together?
Well, not all the time, but more often than never

I put faith in my feet, and a thousand miles to bear
There was storm in silence and fire in the air
And the August sky was streaked with my grandmother’s hair
And you were a ground in the unknown

Somehow we talked despite lightyears between
About the prides of lions and the fears of the weak
And even in the daytime I could keep you
First to the right to get home
There was no moment of panic, no injuring words
No discord, confusion, or imperfect third
And I tried to keep you close
But you kept falling away
And everything burns away
Everything burns away
Everything burns away
Everything burns away
Someday

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from Most Distant Star, released October 4, 2014
Written by Jon Patton

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~John Powell, www.Angelica-Music.com, July 18, 2011
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