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Week 649 // Standing in the Open

by Mount Everest

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Notes: This is a song about stopping to breathe. Our lives move and change, as does the world around us. We can never stop that from happening, even if we want to. But we can go out into nature, and stand still. Everything is is still moving, but we can watch, and ponder. We can listen to to ourselves and to the world. It's simple to forget to do it, so I wrote a song to remind myself.


Standing in the open
Looking at the sky
It changes in a moment
As surely so do I

Standing in the open
Holding onto something good

Quiet for an hour
Listening to my thoughts
The ones that overpower
The ones that vex me not

Standing in the open
Hanging onto something true


released April 24, 2023




Mount Everest Maine

I’ve been making up a new song every week since 2010.
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