Brief Moment

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Brief Moment; when my father passed away, I looked him in the eyes
for the last time. Though not able to talk, I saw in his tears that he knew his time had come. That moment took just a few seconds, but to me lasted for two years and still lingers on.


Brief Moment

To me it was a precious minute
but a waste of time
for the Train of Life.
Now I'm running down the road
tryin' to catch up with time.
But every step I take seems to slow me down,
ain't fast enough to catch that Train . . .

For just a few seconds
you looked me in the eye.
That's when time stood still.
For one brief moment
everything slowed down.
The ships and planes,
the trucks and cars downtown.
In that brief moment . . .

You may think I'm a melancholic,
But that's just
the way I am.
And 'though I feel I can't go on
I have to get up
and catch that Train . . .


from This Side Of Heaven, released January 3, 2017
Bass: Mark Korbien



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Mr.Hatchet Groningen, The Netherlands

I am a Dutch musician and songwriter, living close to Groningen, Holland.

I used to play drums in lots of bands for many years. Melodic ideas and scribbles I kept mostly to myself. Though I wanted to write songs for a long time, I wrote my first real song in 2012. Now my aim is to finnish my first home recorded album in the end of 2015. I sing and play most instruments myself. ... more

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