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The Angel of The North West
Her arms and legs are all fake tanned
but her arse is pale,
she only tans the bits she intends to show off
for a modern day love tale, and yet her northern sarcasms still
Ode to EDEXCEL
In my crystal youth it tried to tame,
Those blueeyes which could not see,
Zealous men and tepid smiles,
Showed me its monotony,
O'Leech how is it that you drain?
With such inanity from my brain,
No mental ponder nor caprice-
hath space to stroll alone in my own sphere; at least,
Young man fidgets,touches his clammy forehead
restless, anxious, he slides out of bed
dressesquickly, on with his shirt,
rooms in a mess, he ignores the dirt
Come on soldier,
Get up,wake up
I wont lose you,
I listen and walk
break, cry, Wake, Fly
Does it matter that tomorrow will be no different from today.
Does it matter that i say it won't, then concede in every way.
Does it matter that i climb mountains, then wake upon the floor.
Hush, my child,
Only our Lord decides our fates.
Hold my hand - but not too tight!
You believe in God, so you tell me,
One loving, omnipotent power
Who formed the earth and the great, wide sea,
Every animal, insect and flower.
The memories still remain,
Of the river in its
I never even met you or held
you in my arms,
We didnt have a name for you or
know what you looked like