Only The Owl Knows - demo

by waywardbreed

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I rise early, my love
To see the dawn with you
To breathe the light in
And the heat from your skin
A night beneath a blanket of me
I lay across you in praise
This is how I would start my days
And end them too
I made this skin for you

In the darkness it seems
The trees whisper their dreams
But only the owl knows where
And which way our love would grow
So I hold him close to my chest
It just seemed the best way
And we want to be wise
To our love's eyes
But to know that you're true
I made this skin for you

And this morning I'm up before the birds
Run my hands through owl feathers
Because when we let go
You rise and I stay low
And though I have nothing of you
I still have these wings
And their spreading is like the sing
And It's like they sing
But I flap around blind
In the darkness to find
Some skin to touch
Some skin to touch
To touch...

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released February 7, 2011
waywardbreed - vocals, guitar, melodica

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waywardbreed Melbourne, Australia

sweet, melancholic folk.

contact waywardbreed@gmail.com for gigs, lyrics, poetry, or just a chat

" hushed songs that swell with a powerful stoicism, illustrated by beautiful imagery...The work of a true craftsman...a balm for the darkened soul." - Bandcamp Hunter

"(Gathering for the Feast) is a record that's personal, revealing & spacious all at once." - Robbie Buck 'The Inside Sleeve' (ABC RN)
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