Weathered Hands

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 * co-written with James Milani


Bricks are just as strong as the weathered hand that lays them
And the plan for where they’re gonna’ go
Hammer and a level some work gloves and a pencil
And brand new double A’s in your radio

I can build a house or I can tear it down
I can work a forklift or a crane
But thirty years of workin’ only one thing’s certain
That I never want to build again

Funny thing about time it changes your intentions
Turns your blueprints upside down
Built so many walls and it shifted my perspective
Wanna’ turn ‘em into bridges now

Jericho to China I’m not the only one
Puttin’ borders round his heart
Golden Gate to Brooklyn the man that I’ve become
Wants to bring together what’s fallin’ apart

Funny thing about time it changes your intentions
Turns your blueprints upside down
Built so many walls and it shifted my perspective
Wanna’ turn ‘em into bridges now


 - February 2020 -                                                                                                                     #440