A Purpose

from by Kiran Leonard

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i remember her docking,
or at least what she told me.
the mystery of origin.
a bustling city,
bridges and shipyards,
and infidel lovers

and my father was
a railway worker
carved from the mountain
and cross-country bike rides
to see my aunt mary
no blood relation

and all alone
drinking pop in the sitting room

now that i'm older
what will i believe in?
a futureless nightmare
and i have a doctor,
but he doesn't know me.
i saw youths take substance,
smashing our shelters
a lost generation

and how will they atone
for the bodies that they left alone?

i used to hear my records
only through premium speakers.
i'd walk around upright
with a purpose

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from Bowler Hat Soup, released November 13, 2013

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Kiran Leonard Manchester, UK

FIRST TWELVE RECORDS

from saddleworth, uk ; songs writes pruelewarne.tumblr.com

al albums put in chronological order w basic descriptions of their contents, #12-1

(2012-18)
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