Tired of the Night

from by orkinpod

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I’m tired of the night
coming once a day
like clockwork
I think I would prefer
for the sun to stay a little bit longer

but when it’s dark
and I’m alone
and I’m dancing
even though my eyes are closed
I’m waiting…

Tell me that I’m safe.

Weeks go by in days
before I awake
the sunlight on your face
and the ceiling fan

but when the lights are on
in midafternoon
the window's open
and a breeze blows through
my heart jumps
as the doorbell rings
you’re here

you’re safe.


from The Loudest Sound, released January 1, 2013




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Orkinpod is a single, discrete human body engaged in the creation of sounds. Orkinpod has most recently been making intimate experimental folk music, but their past includes electronica, sunshine pop, and rock and roll.

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