WSP 175 Quiet Desperation

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weekly Song Post number 175
'Quiet Desperation'

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I got piss poor life skills
for a grown-ass man
honey I aint as tall
as you think I am

quiet desperation throwing 'round its weight
got me dancing a side-step shuffle
down this load bearing plank

time waits for no one
every man got needs
there's somebody else
that I have to be

quiet desperation loosing its restraint
floating on the surface tension
held taut behind her face

I suppose I should have seen it coming
how could I know it would be as sweet as this

every pause and mis-step
have brought me here
every finish line
don't bring only cheer

quiet desperation got nothing left to say
I hear between the lines
crawling 'round the page

I suppose I should have seen it coming
how could I know it would be as sweet as this

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from Weekly Song Post v2, track released July 12, 2016
recorded by Mark Zbikowski on Friday July 8th, 2016

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Jonathan Burks Milwaukee, Wisconsin

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro"

here's some pro tips:

1) Keep a scream journal. Scream into a camera or microphone at least once a day. Any word or sound will work. "FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK" seems to work for me.

2) Dance for 5 minutes daily. Dance on the way to the bathroom or kitchen. Dance as ugly as you can.

3) Make funny faces. Sit in front of a mirror and get strange.
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