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the slow sweet sound of a white flower petal falling through all of time

From "Roses Guide To Time Travel" CD
© Nancy K. Dillon 2010


Sweet Honey

Watching for a sign
To set me free or draw me near
Watching for a sign tonight
Like a hummingbird near a flower
You hover then you fly
Like a hummingbird near a flower
Sweet honey

The honeycomb holds the nectar
The bees protect their own
The honeycomb holds the nectar so bright
The hummingbird has to drink
A thousand times or die
A hummingbird has to drink
Sweet honey

The petals fall from the flower
Slowly one by one
The petals fall from the flower pure white
The candle's flame is burning lower
Fading amber light
Melted wax spills over like
Sweet honey

© 2010 Nancy K. Dillon


from Roses Guide To Time Travel, released March 22, 2010
Nancy K Dillon ~ Vocals/Guitar
Chris Parks ~ Electric Guitar
Ian Lang ~ Spanish Guitar/Bass



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Nancy K Dillon Seattle, Washington

On her album, Roses Guide to Time Travel, Nancy K. Dillon maps the road West; the dusty highways that conjure up images like Kerouac's road trips, traveling dustbowl carnivals, and free-spirited 70s hipsters. Inspired by Oklahoma & Texas troubadours Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, and Kevin Welch, Dillon's songs are short stories about characters that populate true American life. ... more

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