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Ebb and Flow



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A song about relationships with kids/step kids
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Ebb and Flow

Things have calmed down
She's gone back to her room
And an uneasy truce
Rests upon us

Family tension
The rough and the smooth
At times
It could almost be Christmas

Life's never perfect
But sometimes it is
Just a message
And the struggle is worth it

Relationships change
With the passing of days
As we take it turns
To be children

The heart and the head
Both search for the truth
We hope in the end
We can know them

In years from now
They will look back
And think of all the things
They learned from us

The Ebb and the flow
As we struggle to know
The knowledge of love
That will heal us

Mark Spruce 5.1.17
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Uploaded: Jan 05, 2017 - 07:50:17 AM
Last Updated: Jan 05, 2017 - 07:50:17 AM Last Played: Jul 18, 2019 - 08:55:34 AM
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Calchas said 984 days ago (January 5th, 2017)
Most of us have lived this
to one degree or another. Who can't relate?

Honest and beautiful!

Be well friends!
Check out my latest song called Marking Time
Bob Rodgers said 984 days ago (January 5th, 2017)
lovely song Mark, I enjoyed my listen.
Happy New Year!
Check out my latest song called The Lonely Man
Dean-Resonator said 978 days ago (January 11th, 2017)
Ebb and Flow
You always write such thoughtful lyrics. A wonderful way to start the new year.
Check out my latest song called Quiet Town
PeterB7858 said 976 days ago (January 13th, 2017)
Ebb and Flow
Thoughtful and a touch wistful, Mark. Perceptive lyrics that all parents can relate to. Sympathetic arrangement. Nice one.
Check out my latest song called The Parting Of The Ways
Philip18 said 975 days ago (January 14th, 2017)
Ebb and Flow
Gentle reflection on the shifting relationship. Nice work.
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jiguma said 963 days ago (January 26th, 2017)
Ebb and Flow
Beautiful song Mark. A very enjoyable listen.
Cheers from Oz,
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Artist Info
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Name: Mark and formerly Steve
Location: Leicestershire United Kingdom
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Hickling Stan started as Steve and I back in 2007. We had a great creative 5 years writing songs together, posting on here and playing live in the East Midlands.I moved away south in 2013 and let MJ lie dormant for a few years until the muse came bac... [see more]

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Genre Info
A ballad is a story in a song, usually a narrative song or poem. It is a rhythmic saga of a past affair, which may be heroic, romantic or satirical, political (affected by the previous three types mentioned, refers to either glorifying the exploits o

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