Tough Love

Capo 7 G e C G eIntro Stop fucking quitting on yourselfPlease start investing in yourself, my love. Chorus I see more than you doAnd I know that in my soul that you will be just fine That you will be alright with time Stop looking to the past These worries soon shall pass SecondContinue reading “Tough Love”

Psalm 42 Conversations

Why my soul are you downcast? Why so quiet in me? I’m tired of loving and losing. I feel God doesn’t listen to me. Why my soul are you silent? I’ve been shouting so long. All I have now are whispered words. Why my soul are you quiet? I couldn’t take the clamour or theContinue reading “Psalm 42 Conversations”

But you went to heaven today

Capo 4 G e C e Chorus But went to heaven todayI miss you more every dayYour memory never will fade I would trade years of my life just to hold you again Verse 1 I wish I coule hold you again I wish I could just hold your handsVerse 2 I still see youContinue reading “But you went to heaven today”

Waves won’t you wash over me

Capo 5 G a C e G Waves won’t you wash over me? G am C And heal (em) my broken soul G? Waves won’t you wash over meN’ Make these pieces whole? As the white waves hit the ground I was lost now and found. In the space of the great profound. I wasContinue reading “Waves won’t you wash over me”

Call Collect

Capo 6 D A e G DGod do you collect the poems we’ve forgot? The songs we’ve forgot to sing? God do you hold tightly to those we lost too early whose memory still hurts to speak of? God do you collect the prayers we have prayed. The sorrows we’ve shared and laid upon yourContinue reading “Call Collect”

Solo la música es fiel

Sólo la música es fiel. Todos me dejarán. Todos me abandonarán. Todavía la musica es fiel. Only the music is faithful Everyone may leave me And all I may abandon But music still is faithful. Solo queda la música Cuando todos me dejaron La música quedaráOnly the music remains.When everyone leaves. She stays. Llora queContinue reading “Solo la música es fiel”

There Are No Missing Pieces

You claim I’m giving pieces of myself. Like candy cut up for the crowds. You claim I’m just like everybody else. That I don’t know the value of myself. Nobody can take what I don’t give. I still at the core am who I am. These scars upon my soul will soon fast heal. IContinue reading “There Are No Missing Pieces”

Your Memory Resounds

Buildup introduction: 4 bars (em/ i) Your memory resoundsYour memory resoundsYour memory resoundsInter verse: Your light reverberates in this earthly space Your love resonates with all Your kindness echoes through the passageways Your goodness is heard through our global Halls We always feel you hear with us Though I’ve searched for you in shadows IContinue reading “Your Memory Resounds”

I Can Not Live Without The Music

I Can Not Live Without The Music I Can Not Live Without The Songs How Can You Say I Don’t Belong Here! Music, You Give Me The Strength To Carry On. I Swear That I Will Die Without It. I Can Not Abide Without It When I Could Not Sleep I Could Not Eat IContinue reading “I Can Not Live Without The Music”

Will you love me for the season?

ChorusWill you love me for the season? Will you love me for the day? Will you love me in the morning? Until the end of May? Verse 1Will you love my lonesome soul? We will make each other whole Will you love me by the River or by the mountainside N help me hide theseContinue reading “Will you love me for the season?”

Why Should We Dance If We’re Clumsy?

Why Should We Dance- If We’re Clumsy? Why Should We Write- If Like A Child Its Silly? Why Sing Like A Swallow, So Plain? Why Play Instruments If Your Hands Be Germane? Dance Because It Frees The Body From The Fears Within. Write Despite The Need To Denote Value Or Creed. Sing Because Someday YourContinue reading “Why Should We Dance If We’re Clumsy?”

Chorus of Light

forged by light. in a dark world shaken grounded in grace. in our many colors, timbres, and cultures. we voice in unity and suspend our sonic identities. grounded brought back to the basics of: breath learnt again humbled as a child how to breathe amidst obscurity the greyness at the break of day fear notContinue reading “Chorus of Light”

Moreso, be the Music

There Is Nothing Equal To Poetry. To Imbue Words With Colors. Texts Soaked In Varying Timbres. Divine Percussive Syllables To Intone A Poem As It Swells And Falls Enamored Words. But More So To Music Is The Mystery. She Holds Meters Sacred Sweetness Conjoined With Melody Words Subjective Music Affective Accomplish Together What Words AloneContinue reading “Moreso, be the Music”

A year’s gone by.

A Years Gone By A Years Gone By Without Your Pretty Eyes Crying To The Night Who Knew This Year Would Have Brought So Many Tears? If We’d Known- Might We Have Held Each Other Closer? Leaving Places With Stagnant Hearts This Year When Our Hearts Broke Every Night When Our Tears Flowed This HeartContinue reading “A year’s gone by.”

I met an angel in the morn

I met an angel in the morning. At six o’clock she woke me. Twas twice the hours her spirit called. So I stayed I, in the chapel to greet the angel next to me. And sat I hence on the piano bench and plaid a psalm to please her. And at 9 o’clock my tearsContinue reading “I met an angel in the morn”

The little tender green sprout-ling

Lungs swallowed.  Heart sulked.  Canopy drops And the velum does fall The rains poureth on   Too windy Not spinning  Un grounded  Flourish! Sweet voice.   Burgeon! Tender green tones  Cut off! Not my pristine and resonant hues Stave not! These roots. Pine not Over thine seed. Quench not The veld Nor the spurs of coniferousContinue reading “The little tender green sprout-ling”