Bombs Away (Magic Carpet Ride Suite)

Listen to Bombs Away by Richard Charles Stevens (Magic Carpet Ride Suite)

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Time bomb ticking countdown started
5-4-3-2-1 the master plan
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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One controlled explosion later 1-2-3-4-5 times the big bang
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Terrorist or local hero
5-4-3-2-1 ground zero
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Guess it’s all subjective 1-2-3-4-5 star rating pending
Still I double back to happy ending
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Ticking (repeat)
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I fear not
Appear not
The tools
To possess
Remiss not
In earshot
To cause and effect
Each teardrop
Sincere lot
Remorselessly bled
As I place down my slingshot
To pause and reflect
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All that once fretted
No more silhouetted
No part of my heart
Regards warmth
Disaffected
Forewarned and forearmed
Yet unharmed irrespective
For every scar scorned
Remarks form recollected
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I fear not
Appear not
One clear shot
From bested
Awaiting no fate
That ain’t courageously contested
With power vested me to be the I denied to be and leave me not quite so defeatedly defected
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All that regretted
Neglected address
Format corrected
Selectively refreshed
To best express collective stress
In but a breath or less
In death
A treasured friend to lend caress
In life
Restored sight prized
From tether’s end
Entwined
The eyes to empathise
To hint at where adventures lie
Break convention’s chains
And make pretend
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All that imbedded
Should never have been sweated
As I ventured forth with verve compelled
When nerves had been well shredded
Sweating all the small things
When all things bright and beautiful
Were dutiful to bettering address
Stalling for time
Not to fall into line
But to call time on the reckoning predestining regrets
Dressed to kill the will revealed to feel and never less
Bled the quill for it led no appeal to evanesce
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Still I double back
To happy ending
(Still I double back
To happy ending)
Still I double back
To happy ending
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Time bomb ticking
Ticking
Ticking
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Ticking (repeat)
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Richard Charles Stevens

Keeper of The Crimson Quill

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