Black Magic

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This song may as well be about almost anyone I dated or thought about dating in 2011-2012.

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If I could save you
I would kiss you
I would run to you
I would fix you

If I could stitch their hearts
I’d collect another
All the lonely boys
I could be their mother

If it was more than the lure
Of a possible fall
I would consider
Breaking it all

But it is merely polar
Opposites attracting
My perfect order
To meet chaos again

Still something pulls me
And I don’t want the blame
This is black magic
I can only lose this game

You ask for what seems simple
And god I love to give
But it’s impossible
You are not mine to save

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from The Fires I Started, released August 16, 2012

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Unwoman San Francisco

Unwoman is a San Francisco-based cellist-singer-songwriter. Layered with skillful cello, rich vocals, and electronically arranged beats, her solo music is a futuristic homage to her classical training. Unwoman has been featured at steampunk, goth, and sci-fi-related events all over North America and has performed with Abney Park, Rasputina, Voltaire, Amanda Palmer, Stripmall Architecture... ... more

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