Bushwick Book Club presents Emily Dickinson

by The Bushwick Book Club

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Recorded live, February 25th, 2015 at Barbes in Brooklyn.
Flyer by Oriana Cosentino.

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released 03 March 2015

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The Bushwick Book Club Brooklyn, New York

We started in January 2009 playing songs written in response to Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions. We haven't stopped since. We've written & performed songs inspired by everything from "On The Origin of Species" to Dr. Seuss to Raymond Carver. There are BBCs popping up nationwide now. Bushwick Book Club Seattle started in 2010 & is run by Geoff Larson. Our nerdy dare-devilry knows no bounds. ... more

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Track Name: Tell All The Truth But Tell It Slant
Tell all the truth but tell it slant
A grade to high degree
Words and wounds have consonants
Angels on loud wings

Wash away the scars of lust
Worked hard to make them stick
Silent bombs inside of us
Can you hear them tick?

Cut along a dotted line
Deconstruct to redesign
Afflicted by a cure so kind to me

Or every man be blind
The truth’s superb surprise
With explanation kind
The truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind

Plant the seeds of discontent
In pain I feel alive
The waning harvest moon is spent
Too bright for our infirm delight