Goodnight Eileen

from Fan Fiction by Adrian Morse

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light pol·lu·tion
līt pəˈlo͞oSHən
brightening of the night sky caused by street lights and other man-made sources, which has a disruptive effect on natural cycles and inhibits the observation of stars and planets.


Goodnight, Eileen, wherever you are
I can hide my face, but it's written in the stars
The past is never dead, it’s not even past
Past is past and past is prologue moving in a flash

I know there is some light that we can’t avoid
It's so hard to find the signal embedded in the noise
The past is never dead, it’s not even past
Past is past and these are our lives burning out so fast

Drawing X’s on, drawing X’s on
Drawing X’s on our eyes

They serve us liters of fine wine and champagne
But they charge us by the flute again
The past is never dead, it's not even past
Past is past and our lives are always flying by so fast


from Fan Fiction, released June 29, 2018


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Adrian Morse Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Adrian creates songs stitched from historical yarns, literary scenes, and relatable blunders of personal experience. A veteran of countless musical missteps, unrealized bands, and aborted projects, his recent works include an acoustic LP and a series of increasingly unpopular releases with the power pop band Readership. He resides in Philadelphia and has a nice cat (who even has his own song). ... more

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