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The Sullen Saint of Eden

from Songs For Modern Dance by Peter Adams

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In the evening of my sullen saint of Eden where the vessels flow
branching out and back into my flesh and sinking air into my chest
where the lights are set inside my tambourine Cartesian cabaret
from the fingers of the creeping chordate clambering onto the land

darling I fear we can't outlast
breathe deep and maybe this feeling will pass

how I love to watch you move your body through my faded halls and rooms
(how I love to watch you move it)
where the staircase bends around the corner by the window on the moon
(so it seems to me)

fill your eyes and lay your head
the fondest scenes are far ahead
let evening breezes come along
to fill your flesh and empty lungs
yeah things will grow and then will die
the sun will stop and so will I
a million of my molecules
will spin around the universe

but here we are alive
strange dreams colliding
this is all you've wanted


from Songs For Modern Dance, released September 23, 2010


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Peter Adams Cincinnati, Ohio

I've been writing and recording music since 2004.

In that time I've released four albums. I typically record all the parts myself, and combine acoustic recordings with digital and analogue instruments and processing.

Over the years I've worked in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Cincinnati, where I currently reside.

You can reach me via email at peteradamsmusic@gmail.com.
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