Tag Archives: ethereality

David’s Last Summer – Pulp

The room smells faintly of sun tan lotion
In the evening sunlight and when you take off your clothes
You’re still wearing a small pale skin bikini
The sound of children playing in the park comes from faraway
And time slows down to the speed of the specks of dust
Floating in the light from the window
Summer leaves fall from Summer trees
Summer grazes fade on Summer knees
Summer nights are slowly getting long
Summer’s going, hurry soon it’ll be gone
So we went out to the park at midnight one last time
Past the abandoned glasshouse stuffed full of dying palms
Past the bandstand and down to the boating lake
And we swam in the moonlight for what seemed like hours
Until we couldn’t swim anymore
And when we came out of the water we sensed a certain movement in the air
And we both shivered slightly and ran to collect our clothes
And as we walked home we could hear the leaves curling and turning
Brown on the trees
And the birds deciding where to go for Winter
And the whole sound
The whole sound of Summer packing its bags and preparing to leave town

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Ghost Song – The Doors

A vast radiant beach and cool jewelled moon
Couples naked race down by its quiet side
And we laugh like soft, mad children
Smug in the wooly cotton brains of infancy
The music and voices are all around us

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Enter again the sweet forest
Enter the hot dream
Come with us
Everything is broken up and dances