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Lyrics by Jacob Koestler


All around, at the top,
Of a house, at the end of a street,
We wait
For a cue, another kind of sound
Be it above, or from below

Splayed out on sofas, and hangin from rafters
It's best to keep the ones that never sleep
For fear of missing a chance
To float, to tear at an open head
That's droning, bellowing, and poking at an open sore
That just won't heal
The rising light that dims the blind eye
So leave me alone with my songs
While I hum to sleep
The sights are racing on my crooked body
The back of my eyes, are barely curtains
And then there's everything else


from Winter Garden Photograph, released April 5, 2013




Melk Athens, Ohio

Melk is what you drink by the crick when you warsh your pellows.
It's also what happens when 3 Midwest natives who've been playing music longer than their parents would have probably liked find themselves connecting in the Athens art scene.
Jacob's from Johnstown, PA and takes pictures at OU.
JJ's from Athens and has written more songs than Bob Dylan.
C:/Lee's from Columbus and writes bios.
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