Icarus

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Verse 1
Oh my winter wings don't fail me now.
I've been crashing into sunsets, falling to the ground.
Well I moved to the city, with a dollar to my name.
With holes in both my shoes, and a pocket full of uh-oh honey.

Chorus
Maybe I'm the fool, the one who steals the sunlight.
Maybe I'm the chord, who'll rhapsodize your sunrise.
Maybe I'm an Icarus, a heap out on the highway singing
"Oh"

Verse 2
Wake up in the morning, on the search for grace.
Walk the bars find a random stranger with a kind enough face.
I suppose that I would call you, just to hear you say hello.
But for all the life I've left untold, couldn't buy time on a telephone.

Chorus.

Bridge x2
An inch above the breakdown,
an inch below the high.
If you find you Eden lacking,
do you stay or do you ride?

Chorus.

Words and music written by Mercy Bell

credits

from All Good Cowboys, released August 11, 2011

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Mercy Bell Nashville, Tennessee

Americana & folk musician. Nashville by way of Brooklyn and Massachusetts and California and Arkansas.

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