This song was written after hearing one of his last interviews and so dedicated to Kurt Vonnegut... 11/11/22-4/11/2007
WAKE OF THE WORLD
The wake of so many turbulent minds;
like a gas powered motor through the water;
equals the wake of this thought,
the wake of this shape,
the wake of this sound,
the wake of this place.
Hovering above a place I thought I loved…
Riding a turbulence not caused by the weather.
How dare I say it could that bad.
Just take a thankful look for all we have.
But when given to much,
we tend to lose more
and our sadness roars through self-destructive chords.
I can’t stop mourning
It’s like hearing cancer spreading.
It’s like hope is a fairy tale
and so are the Gods
and change is unheard of.
I am attending and I will be wearing a black flower to the right of my heart.
And I WILL be eating but I won’t be bringing a gift or a card.
Some open bar drinking and not too much thinking, to keep me from crying because everything’s…dying.
Wake of the World Companion Sermon:
The children’s market is on today
A family’s wage a family pays.
A penny for their thoughts you say?
But pennies no longer exist.
The community center has closed down.
The competition killed it.
Teaching is too expensive now,
God bless these kids they’ll need it.
I saw some birds in flight today,
Where they’ll fly, they can’t say.
The rivers warm they run and run.
The wires criss across the sun.
released April 17, 2015
Co-produced, Engineered and Mixed by David Voigt at Beyond Notes Recording + Reproducing.
photo by: Dany Naierman