They revealed themselves each dawn
No choruses, no cannons, no gongs
Their demonstrations drew in the throngs
For an unexpected encounter

Still, there were doubters

They were lined up on your lawns where
In a shimmery show they just spawned there
And they spoke in peculiar tongues
Like some distant out-of-towners

Still, there were doubters

All the things they left in a rush
All the things we’ve gained
All the meaning is lost to us
All the beauty remains

Still, there are doubters


from 2019 Song​-​a​-​Week Thingy, released January 1, 2019


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