The Deacon's Bench

The Deacon's Bench


“It’s a beautiful day…”

posted by jmcgee

…Don’t let it get away.” Happy New Year!

The heart is a bloom
Shoots up through the stony ground
There’s no room
No space to rent in this town

You’re out of luck
 And the reason that you had to care
 The traffic is stuck
And you’re not moving anywhere

You thought you’d found a friend
To take you out of this place
Someone you could lend a hand
 In return for grace

It’s a beautiful day
Sky falls, you feel likeIt’s a beautiful day
Don’t let it get away

You’re on the road
But you’ve got no destination
You’re in the mud
In the maze of her imagination

You love this town
 Even if that doesn’t ring true
You’ve been all over
And it’s been all over you

It’s a beautiful day
Don’t let it get away
It’s a beautiful day

Touch me
Take me to that other placeT
each meI know I’m not a hopeless case

See the world in green and blue
See China right in front of you
See the canyons broken by cloud
 See the tuna fleets clearing the sea out
See the Bedouin fires at night
See the oil fields at first light
And see the bird with a leaf in her mouth
After the flood all the colors came out

It was a beautiful day
Don’t let it get away
Beautiful day

Touch me
Take me to that other place
Reach meI know I’m not a hopeless case

What you don’t have you don’t need it now
What you don’t know you can feel it somehow
What you don’t have you don’t need it now
Don’t need it now
Was a beautiful day



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Fran Rossi Szpylczyn

posted January 1, 2010 at 10:38 am


Thanks for posting this. Good new year blessings for all!



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PaperSmyth

posted January 1, 2010 at 12:29 pm


This stuff is why I keep coming back here. Cool. Asked my husband to come to the computer to see it.
Happy new year, Deacon Greg!



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