Whiskers

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Palm frond, thistle, chrysanthemum propped upon a crane's legs, and ankles like bamboo.
A dagger balanced on its tip, sharp eyes, sharp nose, sharp lips upon wind-carved, sun-bleached stone.
Some dreams start as whispers, if you listen too much they can turn into pictures that turn into touch,
and some dreams don't
Some love is so brittle it'll make you afraid, it will turn into guilt which turns into hate,
and some love won't.

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from Sleeping, released September 3, 2013

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9 Swords Providence, Rhode Island

9 Swords has been

Marlon Battad - composition, guitar, piano, percussion, vocals

with (at various times)

North Star - glockenspiel, percussion, vocals
Lex Lambert - upright bass, vocals
Robert Levin - accordion, glockenspiel
Walter Prettyman - violin
Sal Geloso - vocals
Eli - vocals

and honorable mention to
Heather Fisch - clarinet, accordion, ukulele, vocals
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