Poetry

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Triangular dawn
Thou art more beautiful than I can bear
If nothing is wrong
How can I ever feel righteous again?

Poetry is nature's answer
To the problem of being conscious of your own death
Enemies are a byproduct of
A dis-ease inside our heads

Charity is adaptation
Like opposable thumbs and eyelashes
The neurons that fire when i walk in your shoes
Serve me well between ashes to ashes

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from The Crenshaw, released October 15, 2016

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The Crenshaw Portland, Oregon

Andrew Jones- voice, upright bass and electronics
Christopher Johnedis- drums and triggers.
The Crenshaw can allude to tensely repetitive footwork and juke beats, explosive art rock, ambient minimalism and delicate free improvisation all in the span of 3 minute songs that employ stuttery drums, warped synths, dastardly bass/voice counterpoint and self-effacing or darkly humorous lyrics. ... more

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