Taller Trees

from by Chris West

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I fall like trees in a wood,
when your ax found its home in my side.
You chopped me down with one clean cut,
my branches reach out as I fall to the ground.

I will fall on you, I will fall on you

My body lay in the dark forest green,
in the shadows of all the taller trees.
But one day when all the others are gone,
I will rise to my feet and reach for the sun.

Where I long to be,
is not beneath the trees.
Where I long to be,
above all the trees.


from Taller Trees EP, released December 16, 2012
Mixed/Mastered by Max Schad



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Chris West Boston, Massachusetts

My intent is to create an atmosphere where my listeners feel comfortable to vulnerability in hopes that they allow themselves to feel something/anything.

"Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul" (Plato).
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