‘A Hill with a View’ by Zoolon
Just ½ an hour ago I got stopped by a lady in the street who said, “I’m in dire need of puzzles”. True. I had no idea if this was a question or not, so I grinned a hopeless grin and walked on. Ultra odd.
Early hours, Sunday. Creativity, lyric wise – dead. I thought I’d try something new; something different. I picked out a few verses from songs I’d been listening to, then wrote down any random words they prompted. Result = Odd. This is what I got.
‘Yes, I received your letter yesterday, about the time the door knob broke
When you asked me how I was doing, or was that some kind of joke?’
What things do you count when you’re alone in my head?
Grey cells, forgotten dreams or just words that I’ve said?
What do you see when you’re behind my eyes?
Black and white and silver grey, or a red green divide?
‘I was feeling tired, from the silence and the daily trends
Wanted to feel inspired, from the voices I heard in my head’
Mist fell for a cliff edge
A hopeless affair that couldn’t last
Lover’s kiss the rocks below
I should have told them, but they never asked
‘Got shackles on, my words are tied, fear can make you compromise
Lights turned up, it’s hard to hide, sometimes I wanna disappear’
‘Foster The People’
Woke up this morning
A song for you inside my head
Reached for the pen and paper
The song was already dead
‘In the air, a sea of words, that didn’t come soon enough
In my mind a railway station and a ticket stub’
‘Emmy the Great’
What do you dream of when lying in bed?
Fairy tales, party balloons or a pain in the head?
What will I do if I ever finish this song?
I’ll go searching for the dark place where I long to belong
If you’ve not heard of Lola Marsh or Emmy the Great do have a listen.
Time for a song. This one is called ‘Rexie Believes in Magic’. Ever since it got curated this one has had been streamed hundreds of times – thankfully. Hope you enjoy;
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