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lyrics

i think you’ve got enough material to go on with for now
give yourself a break and turn it inside out
spin us a yarn

some highwaymen abound
some scumbags hang around
some nightmares do not end
until you send them on their way

a villanelle, an elegy, a ballad, haiku or burlesque
when you find you’re in a cul-de-sac, keep on
stay at your desk

when highwaymen abound
and scumbags hang around
some nightmares do not end
until you send them on their way

what do you have to say for yourself?

you ought to write it down
while chances still abound
our words might hang around
even when we are miles away
where highwaymen find that their nightmares end

credits

from Eternal Deferral, released October 13, 2020

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