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We drove south an hour, away from the city lights. Tonight the sky had planned to collapse, and we went to see her suicide. But the moon, he held her up, and blocked her wounds from our sight. But we knew her pain. We knew.

So we lay on our backs, and feigned dead when another car passed us by. We broke bread and sipped steam, and spoke of ruins and dreams.

On the way home when I could see Phoenix making the horizon gold, I said a prayer, thanked God I was alive, and that I was alive with you. I was happy in the slow traffic, inching towards home with you.

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from Red Hands, released September 9, 2009
Lyrics by Jackie Roche. Music by Matt LeFevers.

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Your Forgotten Love Phoenix, Arizona

Your Forgotten Love was born out of a fusion of literature and music. In 2003, a college Shakespeare assignment led vocalist Jackie Roche to recruit instrumental jack-of-all-trades Matt LeFevers for a musical adaptation of the bard's 97th sonnet. The resulting song, a sweeping piano ballad dubbed "Winter's Near", went far beyond anyone's expectations, and ignited Your Forgotten Love. ... more

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