For All Intents and Purposes
After a long drought, this was the second song I wrote back in 2006. I performed it with the band I was in at the time. I think the lyrics and message are beautiful. it's a song I'm proud of. I won't direct you to our website because this song isn't on it anyway, and because things ended badly, but I hope you enjoy the lyrics.
email me if you'd like me to send you the file containing the song.
for all intents and purposes
they whipped you with nine
and I just stood
and warmed my hands by the fire.
how many times
have I watched them scourge You?
how many times
have I stood by and denied?
bitterly I weep
outside in the heat
countless times You've reached for me.
all rights reserved. Lyrics copyright Justin W Price 2006. Music copyright Justin W Price and Cicero 2006.
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Thanks for Reading.
A FREELANCE WRITER, HONORS STUDENT AND GOVER PRIZE FINALIST, JUSTIN W. PRICE (AKA, PDXKARAOKEGUY)IS A POET, SHORT STORY, BIOGRAPHY AND HUMOR WRITER. HIS POETRY COLLECTION, DIGGING TO CHINA, WAS RELEASED FEBRUARY 2ND, 2013 BY SWEATSHOPPE PUBLICATIONS AND IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM, BARNES AND NOBLE AND THROUGH YOUR LOCAL BOOKSELLER.
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HE WORKS AS A FREELANCE WRITER, EDITOR, AND GHOST WRITER, AND IS WORKING TOWARDS HIS PH.D. HE LIVES IN A SUBURB OF PORTLAND, OREGON WITH HIS WIFE, ANDREA, THEIR LABRADOODLE, BELLA, SCHNOODLE, SAUVEE AND BLACK MOOR GOLDFISH, HOWARD WOLOWITZ.
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