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Floating In A Cocktail Glass

by Amanda Palmer

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“Floating in a Cocktail Glass”

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Based on a poem originally called “Sunlight” by the obscure but recently un-earthed-by-Jason-Webley poet Margaret Rucker.

Please read the whole story HERE: amandapalmer.net/floating

musical arrangement, piano & vocals: amanda palmer
engineer: benny grotto
recorded at Mad Oak Studio, Allston, MA.

cover art photo by krys fox

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SUNLIGHT
by Margaret Rucker

Floating in a cocktail glass-
Waves lap softly, thickly,
And trickle through my hair,
Bronzing its duskiness.

I wonder why
I never brush against
The crystal walls,
Nor clip off flakes of glass
To sparkle through the gold.

Perhaps now I will drown.
It would be nice to die
Sinking lazily deeper down
Into this dreamy sea
Of golden wine

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released January 30, 2017

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performer, writer, giver, taker, listener, love-lover, rule-hater and co-founder of the Brechtian punk cabaret duo, The Dresden Dolls.

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