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The Sparkle

from by Caryl Archer

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Your romanticised ideas make me giggle a little
You imagine my career with such grandeur and glitter
Ruminating with your peers while I sit in the middle
And listen

How do I explain this strange infatuation
With the sparkle
That plays upon the water
The picture on the cover
Isn't all the novel has to offer

I obey the laws of physics so I visit the limits
You can read it in my lyrics 'cause I'm pretty prolific
You misimagine the idyllic
But I posit that isn't implicit

Maybe I'm a stranger making your acquaintance
If the author is never quite the person
That maybe you imagined
Is is harder to look beneath the sparkle?


from The Homemaker Sessions, released February 24, 2015



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Caryl Archer UK

Singer songwriter; happily flitting between genres; pop, rock and electronica.

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