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#1159638 - 12/14/19 11:18 AM On Thin Ice  
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Finally reached the last piece from my batch of 2018. Will start posting the batch of 2019 tomorrow or next time I get to the library desktop. And to think it's now only a few days from 2020. Just shows that I have been on the forum a lot less this past year due to being busy with other things, mainly food delivery.


ON THIN ICE

c2018 Brian Beecher

Old wounds that we may not even
Be aware that we have been
Pushing down and ignoring
Can be our biggest sin

Create some internal pressure
And react explosively
Will the shadows of the soul face our fears
And allow the healing to take place

Pay attention to what you’re feeling
Cause the world is in a mess
Think what caused it in the first place
Choose a healthy way to express

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel
But we may not know where it is
Today may call for more diplomacy
While reason and logic are amiss

We may need to climb a mountain
In a world that’s far from nice
And the wicked wind keeps howling
As we are on thin ice

Your ideas and wisdom can be sure
To help you to suffice
The less fortunate among us
Are treading on thin ice

Cooperation and compromise
Can go a long, long way
Though good partnerships go under
Once the powerful have their say

To look back at all you’ve learned
Is your knowledge sacrificed
To those now making all the rules
While we are on thin ice

The good times they have faded
While we heeded the advice
Of those who became our masters
And now we are on thin ice

#1159644 - 12/14/19 02:02 PM Re: On Thin Ice [Re: beechnut79]  
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Hi Brian,
Some very good thoughts here. There are lots of great songs out there that don't have a real chorus, like this one. The only change I would make here ir to bring your hook in earlier by moving it up a couple of verses and then interspersing the other verses where you hit it with the ones where you don't. Good luck with it.


Have a goodun,

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

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