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Below you will find all of the lyrics.

Song of Time

Jah guide I
Jah spirit keep me strong
Jah guide I
Jah spirit give me strength
and love

What is this whole is the universe
In my mind
What is this break in the holy verse
Of all time

There’s a pattern in my mind
I think it’s been there for all time
It’s like a geometric prayer
I can just barely sense it there
Under the layers of illusion
And all this colonized confusion
It’s so perfect that I see you now
You shimmering tree of life, I bow
You holy one, you ancestor
You song from where I still come from
You sparkling wave to cure my heart
Of violence that’s been a part
Of human history’s poisoned dart
Release this killing art
And come back to the song of time

Love love love love

Ancient ones that fill my body
Listen I to what you tell me
Sing that song of time that’s written
Only in a seed or cell
Only in migration of a sand hill crane,
A spiral shell
Seeds that whisper, seeds that grow
On sacred trees from masters sown
Ancient ones, I sit beside you
Silent in the fading light
Pull the poison from my brothers,
Sisters, lovers, human plight
Take the anger and the blaming
Take the shame that now lies slain
Sing us on and feed the fire
Healed up by the morning light

Wild is the Way

Wild is the Way
And wild we shall stay
Give to the living things
Receive from the source of all life
17 years protecting the buffalo
Original family of this land
This tune is dedicated to the BFC
For years of good work to keep the bison free
They taught me
Wild is the Way
And wild we shall stay
Give to the living things
Receive from the source of all life
Faith, hope and charity are the human duties
Humbly walking this land we see beauty
Creator gave us hands so we can do great things
So we can lift a heavy burden
Or lay a burden down
Down on the ground where
Wild is the Way
And wild we shall stay
Give to the living things
Receive from the source of all life
Wild is the Way
And wild we shall stay
Give to the living things
Receive from the source of all life

Walls Fall Down

My heart burst through this tight-wound chest
Now life and love my blood refresh
My castle walls have fallen down
And here sit I on sacred ground
The living nature all around
and none to miss the walls
Walls fall down, thank god they always do
Walls fall down
And so I wander like the tide
Here and there with songs I find
To greet the unknown where I roam
To meet the faces in their homes
To share abundance where there’s lack
Expecting only friendship back
And none to miss the walls
Walls fall down, thank god they always do
Walls fall down, for centuries they stand then too
Walls fall down, thank god they always do
Walls fall down
If folks come far to seek the light
We can share it is alright
What’s a life but reaching far
To give and share of who we are
Before young thieves are want to find
Themselves in lack, our walls to climb
Oh none to miss the walls
Walls fall down, thank god they always do
Walls fall down, for centuries they stand then, too
Walls fall down, thank god they always do
It takes a heart with wings to see that
Walls alone can’t set us free
Walls fall down
Not one, no one, none, None to miss the walls
Why high walls
None to miss the walls

Forgiveness

I am older than the mountains
Wider than the sea
I am stronger than this bitter wind
That’s blowing thru and spilling me
I am truth seeking thru
And I don’t need eyes to see
I am born of flesh and fire
From water to the air
I am spirit into skin I am just barely fitting in
Brown and tan, black and cream
Mother’s milk, human need
You are rain on this sullen field
All exhausted from confrontation and
unlearning and tribulation
All virgin soil, come till me
Plant the seeds of forgiveness deeply
And rain, rain, rain
Gentle rain, rain, rain
Come and rain on my desire
Let smoke rise from our touch
We’ll go rising up to rebirth
And circling down to mother earth
In this life, in this spark
In this hunger

Stars

Hokulele
Come breathe in this light you are
Come soak in the stars
And remember
Love lives everywhere
Though it’s not always seen
Sing that song of ages told and
Wrap your words around me here
Sing so soft because you are my
Muse and whisper in my ear
Let these words on
Swiftly beating wings
Fly on across the universe
And land with love’s precision
To uplift our hearts as one
Hokulele
Take your worries
To the crystal stream
Where rushing water breaks
In rainbow waves
To bathe your weary mind
And heal you from inside
We are a spiral within a spiral
With no beginning and
Never ending

There's a Medicine

There’s a medicine in the way the wind blows
Medicine in the way
There’s a medicine in the way the tide flows
Medicine in the way
There’s a medicine in the way we stumble
Medicine in the way be humbled
Medicine in the way we sing so
Light up light up light up
Let this fire warm up thy cold heart
Let this fire made of all that’s fallen apart
There’s a soul stealer
Reaching for the land
It’s a nuclear game going bad
Oh mama ocean I feel your pain
We need a magic potion
To make it whole again
Teach, Inspire, Be Real!
Come and let it grow
Teach, Inspire, Be Real
Oh the people got to know, yea
Teach, Inspire, Be Real
Come and let it grow yea
Teach, Inspire, Be Real

Maiden the Flower

Maiden the Flower
Mother the Fruit
Grandmother is the seed
In every elder lives a library
Of knowledge and history
So let them plant their seeds in you
That you may be a wise one, too
And if an elder takes a moment
To share a tale or two
Just listen closely for experience,
The gift they give to you
In every child lives in innocence
Unbound before this world
So let them live inside the magic
Of imagination’s swirl
And don’t you ever take advantage
Of these open eyes on you
Teach by example to respect all life
And speak only love true
In every mother-father-adult
At the peak of sacred life
We see a mountain goat of will
To build the temple up on high
So let the mothers-fathers-adults
Find the sacred in their work
To soon bear fruit and let it fall
Fall to bless up all
Maiden the Flower
Mother the Fruit
Grandmother is the seed
Ripe and full and juicy and round
Just like the goddess in springtime
And my grateful tears fall to the sound
Of the river wild and free

Love and Revolution

What would you say
if you knew it all ended tomorrow?
We don’t know
How would you play
If you knew it all ended tomorrow
We don’t know
But we know this sweet world
Is not going to end
Because it’s always returning to beginning again
And tomorrow is one great mystery, my friend
So let it be good right now
Let it be good good and how
Let it be love right now
Let it be love love love love
Love and revolution
What if you knew that
Your actions determined the outcome
Of everything
How would you play
If your actions determined the outcome
Of everything
What if god stood before you
With her hands on her hips
And she said, “I’ll accept none
But loving words from your lips”
And she said, “Everything changes
With conviction like this,
I need you to be good right now
I need you to be good good and how
I need you to love right now
I need you to be love love love love
Love and revolution.”

At Night You Fly

At Night You Fly with the birds of the dark
Burning spark
They tell me when you were a boy
You killed a man
Decades of life without parole’s
Not kept you down
Your poet’s pen carries your voice
Across the land
Makes of you a living man
You’re not just a prisoner
Your family’s just a memory in photographs
You ran across the desert sand,
Watched trains roar past
Long gone, that innocence of youth
You as a child
Now all these letters that you write
Your realness shines from solitude
Through the night
You’re not just a prisoner
At night you fly with the birds of the dark
Burning spark
Northern Ireland, South Africa
Guantanamo
Sisters and brothers behind bars
Anonymous
In dark worlds of injustice and crime
And razor wire
When will humanity rejoice in human life
In every soul as someone’s child
You’re not just a prisoner, not just a prisoner
No one can make the apple grow faster on the tree
Johnny Cash still wears black till we’re all free
At night you fly with the birds of the dark
Burning spark

Soul Window Warrior

I could die today in peace
But I want to live
I wanna love you good woman,
Wanna love this land
I wanna savor the juice of life
Like drops of gold
And if I’m singing in your arms,
I’m not afraid to grow old
I wanna feel your love
If I’m sinking in pain and
Celebrate life all over again,
My friend
My soul window warrior, my friend
My mirror, love traveler my friend
We could dream here all our lives,
But let’s go out and live
Before the autumn leaves hit
The ground, we got to ramble
I wanna walk those ancient roads
To understand
I wanna sail those seas with you,
My heart in your hands
I wanna feel your love
If I’m sinking in pain and
Celebrate life all over again
My friend
My soul window warrior, my friend
My mirror, love traveler my friend
My soul window warrior, my friend
My healer, love traveler, my friend
All who wander all not lost,
My friend

Sing Softly

To bring in the day
Just be yourself
No one can take this away from you
Sing

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