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Middle Ear


Say that moment crossing over isn't heard
Say the hammer-anvil-stirrup don't unfurl
Say the balance was upset


Say this balance was upset
Say the outside world doesn't ring


Say the mind's ear listening to an odd man singing
Say the moment crossing over starting somewhere out and in
Say the balance was upset


Say this balance was upset, and the singing falls faint
Say you turn yourself away from crowds of sound


Say the awed man singing sings to you


Say you don't know him.    You don't.


And the balance is upset


Say the inside singing and the outside ringing and
       the moment crossing over breathing in
Say the whisper of the man sieves through
Say the moment crossing over is a stranger wisp


And the balance is upset
And the balance is upset


Say the moment crossing over rights the left
Say the moment crossing over is the ringing ear writing
Say the moment crossing over ends hear

Written by Forrest Hamer

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