why?

we can never laugh or cry too much
be light headed or too serious
when loves as wide as life is deep
and everydayÕs mysterious

all our babies laying in our beds
revelations and fire
prayers in our hearts and minds
leads us to enquire

all the joy in our lives
everything that inspires
is in our eyes in our eyes

are we just letters of feathers and thorns
pages penned with life and romance?
after all we touch desire after all we dance

all the joy in our lives
everything that inspires
is in our eyes in our eyes why?

after all our love and pain
moon and sun sets
through birth and death
earth turns and water stays wet

all the joy in our lives
everything that inspires
is in our eyes
everything in our lives
all that inspires
is in our eyes in our eyes
why why why why why why?

© sylvi & see through publishing winter/spring 1994 (socan)

on Phoenix CD (1996) Produced with Colin Nairne
http://wwww.barneybentall.com

on Straight Goods (2008) www.VAMS.org

on The Feather Songbook & CD (2016)

Produced with Dave Symington, recorded at VAMS Studio

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