Seen from a train

(Peter Lastima)

A song about that girl that you see , or of whom you see different incarnations, across the world and who is defined by her remoteness and inaccessibility. Were you to meet her, and get to know her, it is possible that that her allure might fade. But you're never going to find out.

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I see her on the platform through a window streaked with rain, I see her with her case from this accelerating train, And though she’s lost to sight, ’though I travel through the night In the morning I will look for her again. I see her through the party, and she’s porcelain-polite. Narrowing her gaze between the laughter and the light. I see her walk alone along the shadows of the park, And sleeping on the Nairobi flight, Chorus: But she’s too far away. And the river that’s between us can’t be forded, She’s too far away, And her single-handed sharpie can’t be boarded; I think I’ve always known She was made to be alone And she’s always going to be too far away I see her on the ferry when we wait to disembark And queue a yard behind her for the immigration clerk, I see her in a photo in the album of a friend, I see her when she’s dancing in the dark I see her in the morning where the Cataracts descend, And she’s smiling in the markets but is ready to defend, All the borders of her kingdom if a supplicant aspires; I watch as XXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX XX XXXXXXXX XXXXXX X XXX XXX XX XXX XXXXXXX XX XXX XXXXXX XX XXX XXXXXX X XXX XXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX XX XXX XXXXXX XX X XXXXX XXX XX X XXXXX X XXXXXX XX XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXX XX XXXX XXXXXXXX XX XXX XX XXXX XXX XXXXXXX X XXX XXX XX XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXXXX X XXX XXX XX XXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXX X XXXX XXXXXXXXX XX XX XXXXXXX XXX XX XXX XX XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXX XXXXXXXXXXX X XXXXX XX XXXXXX

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