I Am A Watercolour

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I have been momentary.
I'm a luxury.
I'm a watercolour, darling -
I wash off.

I am no have-to-have,
no wild flowers in the hall,
no cherubs in the garden,
no dreams at all.

The sum of yourself is always there -
naked and singular - a wall -
solid and monumental, darling,
just waiting for the call

and I give you permission -
I give you back your heart -
and I give you permission -
I give you back your heart.

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from Charmer, released February 1, 2005

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The Linger Effect St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Reputedly abandoned as an infant on the unforgiving permafrost of northeast Newfoundland and raised by sasquatch, TLE is the type of one-man music machine that arrives only once per generation. Velvety 6-string chuggalug, chilly Teutonic synth, Eurodisco, & Mancunian post-punk bound together by a sticky, spunky aplomb that only a lifetime of being switched on and streetwise can engender. ... more

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