We Are The Cosmic Americans

Via on May 25, 2009

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~Anais Mitchell~

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“I’m a live wire,

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I’m a shortwave radio,

do you copy?

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I’m a flash of light

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anaisthinking

anaisbutterfly

from the radar tower

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to the runway

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If I love you

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Gonna do it semi-automatically

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Do you blame me?

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Do you blame me?”

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-Cosmic American

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why, mother?

why did you cover up all the windows?

also we cannot see the sunshine

we don’t see the light

and no air

not today

not yesterday

not before yesterday

we haven’t seen the eyes of the sun

keep your voice down

keep the door closed

you say that we are like in a prison

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anaisprarie

anaisgreen

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About Joana Smith

Who I'd like to meet: Superman's Children, eco-warriors, truck drivers, persephone, roller derby queens, nurses, scientists, givers, priests, yogi, storytellers, people who don't know right now, playwrights, philosophers, people who are more visual, people who hop trains, performers, poets, seamstresses, activists, Spider-Man, kids, rangers, Snow White, dj's, massage therapists, people who work with their hands, bunnies, sportsracers, people who work in offices, dancers, baristas, artists, cleaners, climbers, Jeff's sister, Colbert, Skiers, Bikers, skaters, surfers, ani, people who are recovering, trees (and flowers), people who will die soon, gardeners, horses, Jolie-Pitt, soon-to-be mothers, margie's daughter, astronomers, people who are scared, girls who wear black and listen to the Smiths, cuffmakers, lambs, Miranda July, the man in the moon, Bono, people from 'round here, Obama...

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3 Responses to “We Are The Cosmic Americans”

  1. Joana Smith says:

    Since I can't figure out how to embed video. Please click on the link at '-Cosmic American' to see a really great video of Anais performing the song. lveo.

  2. rachel says:

    wow…………!

  3. sj* says:

    perfection.

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