Jacob's Ladder

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i stayed up all night wrestling with an angel
i stayed up all night…
in the morning, i said to he- i won't let you leave
'till you bless me with your
black black coffee
and burn a new name into
my lips sewn with the promise
i could let you leave this time

i went for a walk down by the Mississippi
tried to clear my mind…
in the water what did i see-- my own damn reflection
staring at me, looking so
whole & steady
a mirror
calm & glassy
i thought i'd have a limb missing
without you at my hip, by my side

tried to build a house on the river delta
filled the banks with stone…
now the bed is wild & unmade, and i'm the one to blame--
for this wounding
this faith shaking
like Jacob, i
stole your blessing
so let me go, you say

dawn's the only thing worth breaking

will you bless me, with your black black coffee?
your black black coffee
your black black coffee…


from Closer Now, released June 1, 2016



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