Treasure Island

Ben Paynter

(Midwest)

let the fog roll in


Let the fog roll in I say
From the mountains, and no tongue
Has told a lie it didn’t like
Nor sang a song it hasn’t sung

Let the fog roll in I say
I’d rather have it here than there
Atop that mountain with the snow
Where only birds can cut the air

Let the fog roll in I say
The sun has grown a boring tone
The streetlights make the shadows dance
And make the streets seem less alone

Submitted: Sunday, December 31, 2006
Edited: Friday, December 17, 2010
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