Open Port by the Sea

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lyrics

I want to be an open port by the sea
Open to the water and the waves that pass through me
Would you be the steady star that guides and shines on me
As the ocean beats upon the rocks and back to me

I have fought so many wars I can't even count
The weight of which passes by the pound to the ounce
Red as blood and black like a darkened seaside mount
Where everything is upside down the only way is out

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from Places, released April 22, 2016

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Trotting Bear St Louis, Missouri

Trotting Bear is a folk band formed by Wisconsin-born songwriter Andy Berkhout. Berkhout’s songs have been described as “a style of music that you can instantly find harmony with” (Slowcoustic) and “an understated, honest distillation of both experience and emotion” (KDHX). ... more

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