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Sometimes the sky here is dark not to pretty I can see the lights from the distant city Somewhere there is a candle burning Left out on a shelf in the darkest night Sometimes we all feel we get forgotten And our love can vanish in the night And I know there is always a tomorrow And I know the earth is still turning But I can only follow my own footsteps As the dark night in the moonlight feels hollow But I can see the light from all the cities And I know there is place for me tonight Sometimes the sun is not here very often And the sky feels low, heavy and very tight I wish somehow the mood could soften As I watch how we slip away into the night I know no one will not ever be forgotten I have my memories they are burning Beneath my feet the earth is still turning It’s so hard for me to draw the curtain It’s hard for me to move my pencil right But I must keep myself from hurting I hope someday you’ll come to the city Where everything is all aglow and bright There is a rainbow in every streetlight Everything else turned black and white I will always love life in the city That is where you will always find me If you’re looking you’ll find me in the city Somewhere I am burning big and bright And it was love that lit the candle To keep away the dark when I’m alone at night,

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 10/18/2015 11:55:00 PM
I read this again and decided to pick out my favorite lines that give me the chills...here they are: "I hope someday you'll come to the city; Where everything is all aglow and bright; There is a rainbow in every streetlight; Everything else turned black and white." Awsome! E. Nau
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Date: 9/3/2015 12:48:00 PM
Hello Cynthia: I ENJOYED the clever comparison of love and light to the city and dark, low ceiling clouds, and distance from the city, as symbolic of the absence of love. TWEAK: 2nd verse, second to last line: "It's hard me to move..." did you omit FOR? It's hard for me to move...
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Edlynn Nau
Date: 9/4/2015 2:49:00 PM
You are most Welcome! It is both a virtue and a flaw; I see every word and letter. It makes me a meticulous but very slow reader. I don't ever have to read anything twice and I remember it for at least two decades. See? Curse & flaw!
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Cynthia Ferguson
Date: 9/4/2015 4:54:00 AM
oh yeah you are right thank you for pointing that out, and thank you for reading it
Date: 8/13/2015 11:33:00 AM
Keep up the good work. Also comment what you think of my writes.
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Cynthia Ferguson
Date: 9/3/2015 5:12:00 AM
thank you Samiah I would love to stop by, :)
Date: 8/13/2015 11:31:00 AM
It states that even behind your presence, the wisdom of your soul shines and really nothing is permanent and one day we all have to go
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Cynthia Ferguson
Date: 9/3/2015 5:11:00 AM
our soul is all we have to remind us who we are, like it knows it will be free someday
Date: 8/8/2015 5:57:00 AM
Cynthia, a tremendous write ..melancholic feel!!! Nice flow!~Olive Eloisa
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Cynthia Ferguson
Date: 8/8/2015 6:35:00 AM
thank you I am going to have too visit you and read what you are feeling,