Mr. Alabaster

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Oh my darling, my dear
What is the name for you now
I call it in the night
The lack of light you love so well

It's Mr. Alabaster
You're moving so much faster than the wheel
Rolling on the river of steel
Away from here

And it's not a lesson you learn from home
It's not a signal that's set in stone
It's not the end of a poem that you can't recall

Fare thee well my dear
Fare thee well my dear

Oh my darling, my dear
You've only been around eighteen years
Slipping from my grasp
The tired gasp of winding wheels

It's Mr. I'm Forever
I'll never know the tracks you lay behind
I taught you how to walk and now you fly
Away from here

And it's not the bed that's tidy and cold
It's not the shirts that I used to fold
It's not the tree I planted when you were born

Fare thee well my dear
Fare thee well my dear

And it's not the buttons that fall off of coats
It's not the thread that unravels the most
It's not the face in the mirror that you cannot draw

And it's not the words at the top of the stairs
It's not the hand when nobody cares
It's not the prayer I read you when you left that day

And it's not a lesson you learn from home
It's not a signal that's set in stone
It's not the end of a poem that you can't recall

Fare thee well my dear
Fare thee well my dear

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from The Teaspoons, released July 18, 2014

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