What We Bury at Night

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If you wonder why
your heart is broken
just ask yourself:
did you have to turn out the lights?
and I didn’t even tell you I could see in the dark
maybe because I can’t?

and I know it’s true
as it was

can you imagine what we bury at night?
when the sun goes down and nowhere is anywhere without a streetlight
all the dust
beneath our beds…

what are you hiding in the damp?
cramped, cracked, dark, and lost...
what have you left behind the moon?
creeping like a frost...

what we bury at night.


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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