SUN: Singing and Singing

from by Timbre



Who are we?
Those who are left,
are left alone.
Are we still real
When there is no one to see?

You don’t seem to see all of me,
Only what is dark.
Why must I become the rose
That only shows its thorns?

Pruning back what I thought,
I thought was growth.
Fragile branch, fragile hands,
my hands…
Hands that held,
Mouths that spoke,

I don’t know why
I don’t know why
I don’t know why
You would turn now,
You would turn away
From what we’ve built.
What was meant to be a shelter,
Now is just a wall.

What we once held sacred in our eyes,
Now is what divides us,
What defines our separate lives.
Seeds we planted,
Watered, tended,
Try to bloom in dark.

Desert flowers fully bloom
Though no man sees.
I am not held,
I am tied to your eyes.

I can be even when you don’t see.

I can be even when you don’t see,
Singing and singing and singing.


from Sun & Moon, released April 7, 2015


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Timbre Nashville

Nashville based harpist/songwriter Timbre has been enchanting audiences across the world with her unique harp-based folk rock. Though featured playing harp with bands/artists such as Jack White, Ricky Skaggs, mewithoutYou, and the Chariot, her solo music is even more breathtaking. Her ensemble of musicians bring complete stillness to crowded bars and festivals, silencing audiences of thousands. ... more

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