Mineral - ALetter
and always, there is a picture of you and her - coming home, happy, from a vacation on the seas. and you looked like a sailor, with a tattoo of an anchor on your arm - your hair greased back (face weathered by places and days I’d never seen). sometimes i read and re-read the birthday card you sent me when i turned seven. and i know the sun will never shine the way it did that day (when we threw paper airplanes at your head, and sat on your knees - laughing).
—Front Porch Sunrise
Forever Came Falling - “Front Porch Sunrise”
—It's a fate we can't escape. Someday we will all pass away.
—Woke Up Older
The Wonder Years - Woke Up Older.
… And as I turned to leave,
I caught myself in the mirror to see
I aged a year this week.
I left a note up on your bed
That said “Hey, thanks again
For everything you did.”
I woke up older carrying
Two years in the bags under my eyes.
I watched you wake up and get dressed.
You left the room.
Receded like my hairline.
Last Fall we hit the beach with Prawn and put together a little video for the song “Laki.” It was a real pleasure working with these guys and their music is incredible. Check them out at Topshelf Records and Fair Weather Records if you haven’t already, and don’t forget to watch the video over at the AV Club!