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Wedge Issues

It seems that too many issues divide us.

What unites us?

Some songs reach our hearts, connect us with the writer through the words and lyrics, and unlock feelings we may not have felt in a while.

… such as this essential song by Texas songwriter, Guy Clark:

My favorite picture of you
Is the one where you’re staring
Straight into the lens
It’s just a polaroid shot
Someone took on the spot
No beginning no end
It’s just a moment in time
You can’t have back
You never left but your bags were packed
Just in case
My favorite picture of you
Is bent and it’s faded
And it’s pinned to my wall
Oh and you were so angry
It’s hard to believe
We were lovers at all
There’s a fire in your eyes
You’ve got your heart on your sleeve
A curse on your lips but all I can see
Is beautiful
My favorite picture of you
Is the one where
Your wings are showing
Oh and your arms are crossed
Your fists are clenched
Not gone but going
Just a stand up angel
Who won’t back down
Nobody’s fool, nobody’s clown
You were smarter than that
My favorite picture of you
Is the one where it hasn’t rained yet
Oh and as I recall there came a winter squall
And we got soaking wet
Oh, a thousand words in the blink of an eye
The camera loves you and so do I
Click
My favorite picture of you
Is the one where you’re staring
Straight into the lens