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Composed by Chris Schoen to his translation of "Les Plaintes d'un Icare" by Charles Baudelaire.

lyrics

Once all the scarlet lovers vowed
To leave none of their joys unspoken
Now look at me, my arms are broken
For I had dared to clasp a cloud

Farewell to every star but one
Gleaming in the deepest skies
The only lights my scalded eyes
Can see are memories of the sun

It all seemed to be mine for the taking
The bosom and the heart of space
And then an eye of fire–what is this place?
Suddenly my wings are breaking

By beauty I am burned to dust
Never to intone the prayer
Christening the inky Nowhere
Where I will never lie in rest


(c) 2016 Blooms Unbearable

credits

from UNQUENCHED: Music from Baudelaire In A Box, Episode 9, released May 20, 2017
Emmy Bean: vocal
Angela James: vocal
T-Roy Martin: vocal, trombone
Ronnie Kuller: violin
Chris Schoen: guitar
David E. Smith: clarinet
Joey Spilberg: acoustic bass

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