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Traintime


by Hammill Peter. Buy album CD: Other Songs A - W


Along the track the wires are humming
In bursts of code like far-off drums....
Fathering the message:
Further up the line
Someone's shouting
Down the passage of time.
The corridor restrains the window,
No view without the eye within....
Bold upon the threshold
But holding on the line
We're shouting
Down the passage of time.
Relatives speak on the phone, on the train,
Talking before they have thought to explain;
Voices pitched wildly on tracks in the night
Can't pick the pace up -
Oh let there be light!
How light becomes the soul!
You know yourself the centre of attention,
You see yourself the locus of event...
I'm sorry if it's painful quarrying the line,
Stage centre, shouting down the passage of time.
The corridor retains it's shadows,
It's secrets compartmentalised....
Damping down on ambience,
Damp the teeth and grind,
Shouting down the passage of time!
What's there to see or make clear?
What's there to know
When the voice is right here?
What's there to promise or vow?
What's to believe when the time is right now?
Relatives spoke on the phone, on the train,
Talking before they had sought to retain;
Voices projected, spears in mid-flight,
Frozen forever...
Oh let there be light!



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Album: Other Songs A - W Lyrics
cd Buy "Other Songs A - W" CD
  1. A Louse is Not a Home
  2. Act Five
  3. Act Four
  4. Act One
  5. Act Six
  6. Act Three
  7. Act Two
  8. Again
  9. Breakthrough
  10. Candle
  11. Central Hotel
  12. Child
  13. Comfortable
  14. Curtains
  15. Description
  16. Easy to Slip Away
  17. Empresss Clothes
  18. Faint Heart and the Sermon
  19. Ferret and Featherbird
  20. Film Noir
  21. Fireships
  22. Flight
  23. Fogwalking
  24. Forsaken Gardens
  25. German Overalls
  26. Given Time
  27. Glue
  28. Golden Promises
  29. Happy
  30. Hesitation
  31. His Best Girl
  32. I Will Find You
  33. Imperial Zeppelin
  34. Imperial Zeppelin (chris Judge Smith)
  35. In Slow Time
  36. In the Black Room
  37. Incomplete Surrender
  38. Jeunesse Doree
  39. Labour of Love
  40. Losing Faith in Words
  41. My Experience
  42. No More
  43. No More (the Submariner)
  44. Now More Than Ever
  45. Oasis
  46. Ophelia
  47. Out Oyster
  48. People You Were Going To
  49. Re Awakening
  50. Red Shift
  51. Reprise
  52. Rock and Role
  53. Rubicon
  54. Shingle Song
  55. Sign
  56. Sitting Targets
  57. Slender Threads
  58. Solitude
  59. Stranger Still
  60. Summer Song
  61. Summer Song (in The Autumn)
  62. Sunshine
  63. Tapeworm
  64. The Birds
  65. The Jargon King
  66. The Lie
  67. The Lie (bernini's St Theresa)
  68. The Spirit
  69. Thunder
  70. Time for a Change
  71. Time For A Change (chris Judge Smith)
  72. Time Heals
  73. Traintime
  74. Vision
  75. Whats It Worth
  76. Wilhelmina

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