Birds Below

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Do your eyes often to the skies ascend?
Soaring with birds below, and lyres above.

Have you scoured the weight of your power?
Conflicts in silence.

Have you had enough of all
You thought you desired?

Read Will Durant's story of humanity
The world is failing in perpetuity

Just because you planted an acorn
Doesn't mean you'll see the tree

If you can't bring peace to the world
Bring it to your family

If you can't help all the people
Just help one.

Abandon the warmth of familiarity
for the cold side of the pillow

I've suppressed more of my memory
Than I care to remember.

Now as in times past, it's finally December.
Just as in times past.


from As Roses, released July 14, 2018


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Bomethius Dallas, Texas

Bomethius is the alter ego recording alias of Jonathan Hodges (b. 10-10-96), a Dallas based musician. An accomplished violinist, Hodges started studying music at age 3. Addressing doubts, fears, and disappointments from his own personal experience, Hodges recorded the first two Bomethius albums alone in his bathroom and quickly developed a unique baroque pop sound informed by melancholy, and wit. ... more

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