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This song is a conversation, an observation, and a salutation all in one. One of the convers'ees' is on his deathbed, one of them isn't — yet. I imagine it's a grandparent and grandchild; but what do I know?


What was the last of your final thoughts?
Did you miss all your chances, and all the times you fought?

Does she know you love her
even though she isn't here?
Did they all come true—all the things you feared?

Here at the end, what have you left to lose?
No don't say or death might take ours too.

We got married standing in shared graves.
In them we'll grow separate one day.

Our memories shared will float away.
But the trees well watered will have to stay.

No matter whom you love
and how much they hate you
each of us must die alone.

Pretty clothes and ashes,
Gardens of bones.
As you go onwards, I'll wave alone.


from Intimatitudes, released November 17, 2017


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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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