"Eight Line Poem" as written by and David Bowie....
The tactful cactus by your window
Surveys the prairie of your room
The mobile spins to its collision
Clara puts her head between her paws
They've opened shops down the West side
Will all the cacti find a home
But the key to the city
Is in the sun that pins
The branches to the sky, oh, oh, oh


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"Eight Line Poem" as written by David Bowie

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    General CommentWow. A song about a cactus. Imagine that. Well, in a lot of his songs I know he may not mean to do this but he mentions titles or lyrics for future songs. For example, in Cracked Actor (the David Live version) he adds, 'Just for a day.' Coincidential? Or, in Buddha of Suburbia, he says, 'Never born so I'll NEVER GET OLD.' Still coincidential? There's plenty like that. Anyway, this is quite a haunting melody and I love it.
    davidbowiefan1on October 10, 2007   Link

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