Free As Fireflies In May

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I'm just remembering how it got
On that warm May night
When you were showing your tattoo off
In the campfire light

And we could almost see the breeze
As it slid in from the seas

And we were free as fireflies in May

We drank and danced around the fire
The sparks they spun like fireflies
We stayed awake til there was no more
Then we'd roast s'more s'mores

We got very musical
As empty bottles became bells
You shook another full of shells
We cast ourselves into a spell

And we were free as fireflies in May

The summer stretched itself ahead
The beach itself became our bed

And we were free as fireflies in May

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from Monthly Journal, track released May 16, 2011
All instruments by Thomas Truax

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"Thomas Truax crafts rich, poetically evocative songs about insects, trees, technology, and a lifelong obsession with all things lunar. He travels the world performing with his "band" of bizarre self-made instruments including a motorized drum machine made with bike wheels and a souped-up Gramophone called 'The Hornicator', as well as his venerable guitar 'Hank'.
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