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In Decline

a loud thud
on the window
I jump up
look out
and there
on its back
is a song thrush
I call you
will it die
I ask
stunned I think
you say
it may recover
fly away…

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1974 (that's how it was in those days) 

Waiting for the bus
the number 16
Cricklewood Broadway
to Edgware Road
I have no idea when it's coming
because it's 1974
with only the bus stop timetable
to give me a clue
that's how it was in those days…

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I sailed on a sea of green
I sailed on a sea of blue
swam in the sea of hopeless
was lost in the ocean of you

I sailed on a sea of sacrifice
where fear of failure abounds

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Common Ground

Who is right?
I am,
Me too, I'm right!
Who is wrong?
Not me. Me neither.
I'm not wrong.
Our common ground

Is there a middle,
where we can meet,
see eye to eye?
A quiet place,
a place of…

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See You Next Time

it's that time
i place a smile
wave goodbye
close the door
fold in half
and cry


if no one reads you
are you read
if no one hears you
are you heard
if no one sees you
are you seen

yes you are read
because you wrote
yes you are heard
because you spoke
yes you…

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Leaves me cold
Under the sink
My head turned upside down oh
Ballcocks another drip 
I could call a plumber 
Not over my twisted body
Get me my big red wrench 

adopted by neglect

through a window 
to a window
where decay resides
adopted by neglect
broken panes gaze upon walls 
with neither ceiling or floor
fine wallpaper
skilfully hung 
twisting into life 
certain escape
a gust away

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the ups and downs of 
who cares
the I'm right you're wrong of
who cares
the ins and outs of 
who cares
the your truth my truth of
who cares
the toing and froing of 
who cares
the beginning or…

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I will not 
wipe away my tears
they can dry on my face
no one hears me
like you did
no one knows me
like you did
no one loves me
like you did
I am carrying…

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Marina Talking with Marf on the Night Train
Listen below

Interview With Martha Richler

Marina Florance

This is a candid interview I did with Martha Richler the radio presenter for Night Train, a late-night radio show highlighting #women in music. Martha is also an ambassador for The F list Music. I really hope you enjoy this insight into my music lovingly mixed and produced by Marf (Martha Richler)

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