Helix (single)

by middlescence

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05:15

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released December 6, 2017

Isabella Ness, instrumentals & vocals. Original lyrics.
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Isabella Ness.

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middlescence Austin, Texas

Eve the guitar, Isabella the human. Life happens, and so we sing about it to make it hum a little louder.

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Track Name: Helix
I've been told
A thousand times:
Know your place
And learn your lines.
I don't think
I wanted to know
What you needed any-
way
Out.

Take a breath
And count to ten;
Tell me what
It seems like then
To feel you just aren't
Ready to fly
From the rookery you've shut
Yourself away
In...

Breathe for me
As it gets darker;
Share these lungs
As if they're holding water!
Crawl back to me
Through the murk of a million miles
Toward an endless light
And a helix spiral.

Here, the threat
Of wasting lives
Through your bones
And smattered bits
Of grey-red matter
Scattered across
From the doorway that
You shut to hold the light in.

Breathe for me
As it gets darker;
Share these lungs
As if they're holding water!
Crawl back to me
Through the murk of a million miles
Toward an endless light
And a helix spiral.

Night comes swift
On paper wings,
Whisp'ring blue
And reddened ink
On pages burning
Rapidly, dear—
Like the torch you murdered
Reading in the ashes.

Breathe for me
As it gets darker;
Share these lungs
As if they're holding water!
Crawl back to me
Through the murk of a million miles
Toward an endless light
And a helix spiral...

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