"The Birds (Reprise)" as written by and Guy Edward John/potter Garvey....
The birds are the keepers of our secret as they saw us where we lay
In the deepest grass of springtime in a reckless guilty haze
And they wove a sweet indifference and it settled on our skin
Till the eyes that I remembered for the last time drew me in

The birds
Though I wore you glacial patience to a smudge of bitter dust
On the last day you embraced me with a glistening sapling trust
Did they sing a million blessings as they watched us slowly part
Do they keep those final kisses in their tiny racing hearts

What are we gonna do with you
Same tale every time
What are we gonna do with you
Come on inside
Looking back is for the birds


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"The Birds" as written by Craig Lee Potter Guy Edward John Garvey

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    General CommentThe song is about old age so they got an old bloke to sing it. Inspired!
    proggieon November 02, 2012   Link

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