Song Thirteen (Cheerio!)
Written by Gnocchi Artyst (June 07, 2020).
Original in English, translation in Vietnamese.
Copyright © 2020 — Please do not use without permission.
You passed through this life too fast
Like a little comet
Flashing up a corner of the sky
Before disappearing into the dark night
Do you remember the happy days
When you were a nobody
Roaming through the empty alleys
Singing your heart out to the stars up high?
Stray cat… READ MORE > “Stray Cat”
This song was recorded during the ongoing lockdown in Toronto, and it’s been quite a struggle: a string on my guitar broke, so I’ve been playing with only 5 strings; then my laptop acted up and wouldn’t turn on at times… but the hardest thing was … READ MORE > “Song One (You’re Far Gone)”
Will I have to knock
On a thousand heavy doors
To find one
That’s open for me?
Will I have to plant
A thousand tall trees
To get one
That gives me fruits?
Will I have to mend
This battered heart
For it again
To be broken apart?
Will I have to bear
A thousand … READ MORE > “Will I?”
Have you ever been unsure of the sunshine
While standing on the roadside
Woken by loud music
From rolled down windows of cars wheezing by
Wondering what you’ll have to do to seize the day
When people pour out on crowded streets
And the sun casts their sharp shadows on pedestrians’ way?
Have you ever … READ MORE > “Unsure”