Left Right Left [YouTube demo]

by Stephan Nance

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The inspirational
Isn't moving
Inspiration all died
I defy
Edifying texts
I defy
Hot air quotational flotationals—

Quote away.
Float away.

Who am I talking to,
Talking to?
Imaginary figments in the ICU
ICU
I see nothing left to view
Left to view
Left
(Right?)
Left to view—

Lungs bereft
I seek a sunken bubble
Free dive on empty
Down to an abyssal depth
And where the plain
Intersects with the trench
I teeter on the edge
A current blasts
From behind
I gasp
I cast a shadow
On a shadow

A Turkey Vulture buddy
From my littoral days
Phases in
All unflappable
To call the black swirling kettle
Back together for a
A whirlwind tour
Of a marginal sea
Hover over
One /ˈneɪvəl/ vessel
Or another
Body of
Human or of water
Blood exists
To be discovered.
I exist
To be—
I exist
To be—
I exist
To be!

I take a breath
I cast a shadow
At the moment of
I take a breath
I cast a shadow
At the moment of
I take a breath
I cast a shadow
At the moment of
I take a breath
I cast a shadow
At the moment of—

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released September 12, 2016
Music & lyrics by Stephan Nance

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Stephan Nance Eugene, Oregon

I'm Stephan Nance. I'm a singer-songwriter based in Eugene, Oregon. You can call my music poetic piano rock.

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