False Bay Echoes
Unreleased album, produced by Robert Harder.
Recorded in Simonstown, Cape Town, South Africa.
still so far from sweet
I think, at least, behind your mask you groaned
But if you were my flashlight, honey,
then I was your globe
But all the lights are out on the Great Western Road,
now that Tiina comes in with her three precious bags
and a razor for each wrist in the house;
saying, “Though you’re smiling now, you hardly know me.”
and of course I could not answer
as the bomb so slowly dropped
that the clocks had all stopped in Elgin Avenue Squat
will be fixing the doors in Elgin Avenue squat.
trapped within his cave
by floods and the days that have abandoned him.
I share his taste in misery,
we’ll share a glass of wine again,
I pray we will again, somebody,
as I run down the frozen canal
stream forever into the past,
but nothing lasts in Elgin Avenue Squat.