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An Archer, A Dancer

An archer amidst the mirth of birds
His arrow flies through arches of slanted light
Sometimes Time distills
Sometimes it flows by

A dancer bare on a shoal
Her arms raised as if she could exalt the sky
Sometimes Time distills
Sometimes it flows by

You and I are made for this earth
Not for these times
We find comfort in the berth of our pasts
We choose to wonder the lark of furtive futures

I am rudderless and adrift tonight
My pen, in sinews of ink, dries in the maelstrom
Strain your eyes
To span time


from The Black Atlantic - Darkling, I Listen EP (2012), released January 13, 2012
Music by Geert van der Velde, Matthijs Herder, Kim Janssen, Simon van der Heide
Lyrics by Geert van der Velde
Recorded by Matthijs Herder




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The Black Atlantic is a band formed around singer and songwriter Geert van der Velde, from the Netherlands.

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