• Conducting Lightning
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Conducting Lightning
on: November 20, 2019, 21:30:05
I`ve been learning some surprising things about my good natured, ever smiling wife lately:
https://soundcloud.com/user-564042721/conducting-lightning 




      Conducting Lightning

she once seemed serene as earth
dark sky never raised a frown
when stars are falling
her bravados walking
not looking up

should have known the quiet ones
keep their powder dry
her jagged gaze
cuts through the haze
of trash talk


I heard waves crash round the king
tried to turn the tide
felt the white heat of truth
shine brown eyes
I`ve seen a grown man face the music
shaking in his boots
I saw you
conducting lightning

her elusive smile sparks my spine
I see pie in the sky
she says I`m passing through
the little house you drew
`til its clear who`s boss

you might think still waters
that`s my Mona Lisa
that little mood apart
isn`t all her art
she`s nobody to cross

I heard waves crash round the king
tried to turn the tide
felt the white heat of truth
shine brown eyes
I`ve seen a grown man face the music
shaking in his boots
I saw you
conducting lightning
I`ve seen this grown man face the music
shaking in his boots
I saw you
conducting lightning

© Robert Cordrey Oct. 2019


Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #1 on: November 20, 2019, 21:53:16
@robertkc  - you're a lucky man!

Strong poetry - and cool how the focus shifts between I, You, she,  her and his
"I heard waves crash round the king
tried to turn the tide"

Very convincing!
recommending https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Music_Works "How music works", book by David Byrne.


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Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #2 on: November 20, 2019, 22:02:03
yes :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :yes: :yes: @robertkc

very, very nice songwriting  ::headphone::
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Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #3 on: November 21, 2019, 09:51:58
Talking about a powerful love and a powerful love song.
This is as good as they come!
Love it!
Kind regards, Gus


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Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #4 on: November 21, 2019, 13:14:49
What a fantastic song in every way........lyrically intriguing and satisfying, instrumentally entertaining and sonically pleasing.....with wonderfully emotive vocals.

Just the perfect way for me to start my day.

Thanks for this one @robertkc

should have known the quiet ones
keep their powder dry
"The main thing is to have a gutsy approach....but use your head." Julia Child

 "In a world of robotic conformity, the only originality left in music is the imperfections" Eric Craptone

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Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #5 on: November 21, 2019, 17:59:35
Awesome song! Very harmonious composition.
That would be a level to reach ;)


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Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #6 on: November 23, 2019, 00:09:56
@oorlab- You are so right about my good fortune! Thank you for those positive comments.

Thank you Mr @Dutchbeat !

@Leonard Scaper  I`m very pleased you found this hit the spot.

Did I write love song @LePlongeur ?? Well, that doesn`t happen often, but I`m glad you heard this that way.

@Mo I`ve tried this conducting technique- haven`t got passed blowing a fuse!

Thank  you for your listens and comments fellow Kitcheners :yes: :yes:

Robert


Re: Conducting Lightning
Reply #7 on: November 24, 2019, 14:58:09
Hola @robertkc

Wonderful lyrics, wonderful poetry, deep song and good music.
I did not know that to live I had to die so many times
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