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#1157264 - 10/03/19 03:33 PM Spawned By The Swamp  
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Spawned By The Swamp
© 2019 John Voorpostel

With Apologies To Unchained Melody wink


Many crazy hours are driven by the power
of the ever-present head against the heart
left or right’s not right or wrong
just can’t escape choosing one
of the ever-present head against the heart

young succubus in a mini skirt
sprawled on a davenport
she eavesdrops
smirking through her eyelashes
then turns to me, arguing that
social choices and moral choices are group choices
we are born into then adopt, adapt, or abandon

drained energy and spirit loss
a modern dialogue
I’ve succumbed
twisting through rationality
I turn to her, arguing that
social choices and moral choices are group choices
we are born into then adopt, adapt, or abandon

we know what we need and we know what we don’t
we know what we’ll give and we know what we won’t
we know where we stand and have stood for so long
we’re the land of the free and the brave and the strong

reaching out in agreement we couple and rejoice
about sanctity and loyalty and freedom
to do as we want
no big government
we know what we need
and we know what we don’t

we know what we need and we know what we don’t
we know what we’ll give and we know what we won’t
we know where we stand and have stood for so long
we’re the land of the free and the brave and the strong


If writing ever becomes work I think I'm going to have to stop

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#1157726 - 10/13/19 03:59 PM Re: Spawned By The Swamp [Re: John Voorpostel]  
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Enjoyed John!

#1157775 - 10/14/19 04:29 PM Re: Spawned By The Swamp [Re: John Voorpostel]  
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Hello John,


THIS is nice......

we know what we need and we know what we don’t
we know what we’ll give and we know what we won’t
we know where we stand and have stood for so long
we’re the land of the free and the brave and the strong


Calvin


https://www.soundclick.com/artist/default.cfm?bandID=11440

#1158600 - 11/14/19 01:03 AM Re: Spawned By The Swamp [Re: John Voorpostel]  
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NJ
Hi John,
Your choices are interesting. I like how you turned it from a sexy intro into a political statement. One little sugg. "I turn to her, agreeing that"


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

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