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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Anthony Leonard Pierre "Names Are Called (597) [Ifield Dub Mix 2]" - Song Credit (translator)


"Names Are Called (597) [Ifield Dub Mix 2]" by Anthony Leonard Pierre

Song taken from the album "Row" - Cd: (4/17/2015)
Vocal performance by Anthony Leonard Pierre
Music by Obeah Akkompong band


"Names Are Called (597) [Ifield Dub Mix 2]" - Song lyrics (translator):

The reality of life - We live
things - haunting - the traces We’ve been through
We take for granted
what We wouldn’t do - to
have mommies and daddies
standing near
when Our names
are called …
(who do you lean on
when your name … is called
who do you call on
when your situation … is wrong
whose whispering words
makes you … a-strong?)A

An actuality of existence - We survive
things - poignant - the burdens knowledge faces
We procure for granted
experiences are remembered
from failures - as their hurts
have turned sweats into stubborn tears
most coming from the envy
that cancers the mind(s) … of humanity
yet no credos given - to
times and Your trials
when You - are a’ starting over
one is raised a-high - to
be called champion …
(when yuh breaking the fall
in the starting-over
whose reaching hands … are near
when tomorrow has already
started its afternoon
who thought to thought … about you?)B


When We sit - a-front the tunnel
in aloneness - balancing the wobbled doubts
realizing time an’ space
led Your tired feet’s pace - it’s
instinctive courage and someone’s whisperings
“A’ believe in you!”
“Know … I’m a-countin’ on you!”
that nudges lonesomeness
to take that - a-fearful step
self-esteem clasping to self-consciousness
takes simplicity onto its paved highways
as the train only passes bye
every now and again - thus
an’ in truth - from Your dos
another … finds courage … so care to realize the meaning of the path You sojourned
as in most cases - within a wink of an eye
it is You who chooses to turn from
mother’s bosom …
who does your conscience reaches for
when your name … is called
who do you call on
when your situation … is wrong
whose whispering words
makes you … a-strong?


The reality of life - We live
things - lingering - the smidgeons dealt
We take for granted
what We wouldn’t do - to
have mommies and daddies
standing near
when Our names
are called …

Shut yuh eyes fe get a’wyan nap
an’ inna shallow - silent swamp
the hula hoop wobbles Yuh knees … ankles
gasping - yuh run out’a options
a’ so~so big belly … albino swines
wid a’ sarcastic grin - dem swimming around
a-waiting Your unlucky - a-shocked slip
what We wouldn’t do - THEN
to have mommies and daddies
standing near
when yuh breaking the fall
in the starting-over
whose reaching hands … are near
when tomorrow has already
started its afternoon
who thought to thought … about you?
Put in the time - grit yuh teeth
punch the clock - wipe the sweat
yuh meck all … too many sacrifices
now -- time fe some payback
john crow wan’ com’ pitch dem stained-shit
pon yuh graduation suit
red-eye an’ ungratefulness
have destroyed the journey of many - of a Visions
an’ when a’wyan - is written a bloody-verse
the statue of limitation - to Yuh determinant - hurled
inna Yuh ‘business’
will not file a cold case - sooo
what We wouldn’t do - to
have mommies and daddies
standing near
who does your conscience reaches for
when your name … is called
who do you call on
when your situation … is ‘wrong’
whose whispering words
makes you … a-strong?


It’s sad - whenever
when a good deed
implodes to destruction of insecurity
Yuh open a door
to rescue a Soul
sleep crying Pickeny~o
hope You bleeds no more
the reality of life - We live
things - persistent - reflecting roads travelled
We take for granted
as You sleep in comfort
to a choice off giving back - knowing
You wouldn’t be You
without the protective compassion of
someone’s unconditional embrace - NOW
one suspecting day
only to find out - that
that a potion of slow-poison
has been planted - by
a now lover … that’s near
“A’ care for you!” tells that love
from a deceitful lover - KILLS
what We wouldn’t do - to
have mommies and daddies
standing near
when Our names
are called …
(A - B)


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Anthony Leonard Pierre's Song lyrics, Profile & Discography on Reggaediscography


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