Up Above The Sea - John Vanderslice

the sun came up
up above the sea
the streaming clouds
tore into my tranquility

out my window
I could see
a bird drop down
on the branches of my apple tree

everyday the bluebird comes down
and stares at me for hours
can�t figure out if he brings me luck
or if he�s trying to tear me down

I bought a rifle
with a bushnell scope
knowing the answer would be
to see if he�s calm or frightful

the sun rose up
over the sea
I staked out and waited
like so many gunmen before me

everyday the bluebird comes down
and stares at me for hours
can�t figure out if he brings me luck
or if he�s trying to tear me down

he saw my gun, he stared
right into my eyes, I fired
his body exploded
and feathers fell all over my lawn

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