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  • Sittin´ turned to the evening news Hearing voices that talk the blues Rockin´ fervently back and forth Eyes steady on the cross hanging by the door Talkin´ lightly `bout the homeless poor Planning peace through atomic war Sighin´ slowly she walks on o`er Clickin´ the little lock on her old [...]

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    Memories of my past life Pass like film thru my head The first time I kissed you I touched and caressed you My darling You´re my lover You´re my friend My one and only And I know we´ll fall in love Again and again and again © Kara Johnstad

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    At The Gate

    Life is giving us new found clarity To see the disparity Brought forth by the barbarity Of parasitic greed We do not want nor do we need So we stop. We are calling your bluff. Stripped. Ripped. Torn. Worn. We say enough is enough We are creators not haters And in these fractured times of division[...]

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    Warm bath water Reflecting candle flame                         Cool, still My body still chilled I relax into the wetness Surrounding me. So many feelings Longing to be expressed. So many emotions Longing to be exposed. I lift myself slowly out Of the tub and Climb into bed. Will I [...]

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    Sometimes we simply long for a place to call home When we´re wounded and bruised and beaten to the bone Sometimes I try so hard to explain That though the things look so bad, I've really got so much to gain  Yet, I don´t need your blame game,  It twists me inside I don´t need your blame game I [...]

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    Colors contrast emptiness Your eyes are icy cold I know you less and less I´m told Desert canyons echo Waiting for the smallest jest Some hope which I may hold To clear the darkness bring console Desert canyons echo I remember when The slightest touch of skin Brought us to a warm embrace I licked [...]

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    There you are, Once again standing before me There you are once again Looking in my eyes As if no time has gone by I drink in your movements  Your laughter  And enjoy your stubbornness Sensing a seeker inside Deep down there´s this longing,  Deep down you want to know Deep down although we know[...]

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    Crystal flakes Catch on tongues Lying in await Hurried people Walk in a daze And the children ask Why? Mist and dew Azured morning Holds midnight moon Pallid people With much to do And the children ask Why? Why the grim? Seek the treasures That lie within Telling secrets Of other times As we learn [...]

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    Cut Film changes As our life rearranges As it rips Into pieces  And we move All the boxes  Filled with dreams And lost wishes Filled with books And old dishes Down the stairs To containers We are ‘through “A no brainer" As we watch Friends make silent bets Say bye  To our favorite pets Say [...]

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    And you know You are everything, I desire My heartbeat, you´re my fire My rain-dance And you know You are my lover, You are my best friend With you there´s no pretend My romance Refrain: And if one of us Should happen to fly away The tears can´t wash The pain away Just remember my friend We´ll [...]

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    Earth red and sun glows We´re searching for real gold I know, holding your thoughts Knowing you´re with me Pressing of warm hands The texture of hot sand I laugh holding your smile Knowing you´re with me Sunny sunny smile bring to me The warmth for cool desert nights Shadows of the landscape [...]

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    On different planes of different times I walk this earth, my head in the sky Never quite knowing, where when or why Is it just a coincidence? Just passing some time? Or is there a mystery in the divine. My friends are having children My grandma´s preparing to die And as I get in the car, for the [...]

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    October is falling,  Paints the leaves with her colors The pine scented wind, rose splashed cheeks The rings of fresh breath on cool air The orange gibous moon  Casts light on cow huddled pastures The glisten of frost on old stalks The crispness of air fills each breath The smell of the first [...]

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    Freedom  Freedom for all Take down Take down the walls So many people like to use this word It's in the papers everyday But do we know what freedom really means An inner change. A brand new way Freedom Freedom for all Take down Take down the walls It's the inner walls Which keep us caught [...]

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    Full moon Floating on sky Sing to me A lullaby Capture me Take me far Riding on a fallen star Falling thru The blackest night Flooded tears Fleeing fright Whooshing out Finally I am free Soaring round  The galaxy Full moon Floating on sky Sing to me A lullaby © KARA JOHNSTAD Album | Pages of Sand [...]

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    Snowflakes kissing ground A silent touch Crystal white Pine wind blows over hilltops The shadows blush An owl takes flight Deep in the forest of the night Where fireflies dance and tree tops wave  In sweet surrender Oh, sweet surrender In melting moments Teardrops fall Softer than the morning dew A[...]

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    Spoken Word Only a holy man From desert sands  Could intuitively understand  The deserted barren lands That held a well deep within  From a hollow to a cavern  Beyond her dry rough skin Lay a small a trickle of cool water  Protected from the winds Where the diamond sang her song Her skin [...]

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    Dark times and lost days I gaze into the sky A blue and velvet blanket To comfort me tonight There over yonder The twinkling of your eyes Ah, a falling earth star I feel you by my side Cause you are my heaven You are my star You are my heaven Guiding me... Heaven Helping me through Each day and [...]

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    Falling for you You’re the one For me my love Falling for you love You are the one who I want to Spend my life with You the one who I want to Share my thoughts with Together in this crazy world We´ll be strong if we hold together Holding onto Love In good or bad Happy or sad times We ´ll go [...]

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    The evening started out just fine Italian pasta then some wine And you said, “our friendships sacred, I just don´t dare” You see I have a wife and son I love them more then anyone And I said “ I know, yet for years It hangs in the air” Hurried Nights As we finish our meal Hurried Nights [...]

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    Please don´t go I´m so afraid to lose you  Before I really know you Don´t walk away  Although I know the pain´s  So hard for you to bare Love twists and tears us  It dresses and it wears us You look so gaunt and torn So many faces you have worn You´re in a hurting place  Looking for some[...]

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    As a soul reaching out to fly We race towards the midnight sky And we mingle and meet and talk of yearnings And our bodies again are one until the coming dawn When I wake from my dreams You and I are here together Looking through the time Close your eyes and we will back Into Light And the smell [...]

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    I get out of bed With you in my head I haven’t seen you for weeks You’ve been traveling I’ve been unraveling Miles of memories And yet something has changed I’ve been rearranged In the time that you’ve been gone Found my keys Unlocked my scenery And now I’m journeying home And I’m [...]

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    So many years we lived together Shared our lives, our thoughts, our dreams but slowly it is coming to an end. So many times we tried to save it To feel the passion, the spark, a flame But time has changed the way we touch - we feel What to do When a person doesn´t want to go Where you need to go [...]

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    Day of days in the city Street cafes, talking witty People lost inside gray Talking lies, talking pretty Doing everything to keep busy Marking off one more day What are we all afraid off Ask the question, ask why Ask yourself what you are made of Oh. try What are we all afraid of Ask the [...]

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    Love is patient  Love is kind  It does not envy it does not boast  it is not proud  It is not rude  It is not self-seeking  It's not easily angered  It keeps no record of wrongs  Love does not delight in evil  but rejoices with the truth  It always protects always trusts  always hopes  [...]

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    Dervish dancing,  Horses prancing The desert blues Whirling round and round in circles Sufi singing All through the night my ears keep ringing With Allah Hoo Whirling round and round in circles And as we spin, we´re going in Kamadu it cures the blues, stop! Vast forever Going on the search For [...]

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    In a world where dreams have slipped away All our sorrows come to stay I believe in this one single word Struggling hard to find some solid ground Lost in doubts, our fears abound.  In the somewhere a voice can be heard Listen, listen the wind blows  Listen, listen our heart knows, Trust When we [...]

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    You're my sweet My turtle dove My Mozinho My little love Laughing eyes Tender touch I love you I love you Oh so much Do you in the morning Do you at night Do you my Mozinho Without my mind Do you in the morning Do you at night Do you my Mozinho Without my mind Your silly smile makes my day My [...]

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    We are  The love  The light The laughter We‘ll sing our song Until dawn And if your wonderin« What we‘re after Come along And join us in a song You Yes you Can do A lot of things To save our planet Be Celebrate Enjoy © Kara Johnstad Album | Crystal Flakes Artist | Beto & Kara

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    Sea, oh sea My past, my destiny The rock that melts away Man from clay Returning memories Lost in time The shadows dance a rhyme The green has caught my heart Tears apart Pulling me onwards Waves that take me out to sea Call Call Call Call to me Set me free Come and take me home Ocean We are the sea[...]

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    Walking rhythm - sound Splashing -slapping - ground Thoughts are flying Overlying Where is it that I´m bound I didn´t think, I was Question, why, because Judgements falling Who is calling?  The sacred heartbeat does OPEN UP and RECEIVE OPEN UP and RECEIVE OPEN UP OPEN UP OPEN UP and RECEIVE OPEN [...]

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    Our wisdom can not be lost And our spirit can not be broken Our wisdom can not be lost And our spirit can not be broken Jai Ma Jai Ma Jai Ma Spirit Guide Me © KARA JOHNSTAD Artist | Kara Johnstad Modern Mantra Choir    

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    Shadows line the walls of the room A clock keeps time, aching moon Lights are low, I turn the page The walls whisper their age Oh, where will we travel tonight, my dearest love Oh how I long to enter your world Will your arms take me afar  To distant lands where we will Warm ourselves on hot sands.[...]

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    Passing umbrellas A thought held in time As the skyline of Paris Dissolves into chimes And they sit, talking openly They share The love and the laughter Like boats on a sea They are carried through lifetimes A sweet odyssey A discover a friendship Quite rare The sun on the window Which dries her wet[...]

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    Paths cross for a time Only to part again Always moving Always letting go Always moving That's the way to grow. It´s been 2 hours since you've called Saying you decided to move And it´s finally hit me That you´ll be gone Gone forever more Your touch, your laugh Your soft and gentle ways Will be [...]

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    Raindrop That fills the time Swinging by Like a breeze wafts a feather Rain that carries The fresh scent of heather Falling rain The little drops coming from heaven Come to wash all my cares Away To the river‘s end Washing stars  To shine with a twinkle Washing faces To smoothe out the wrinkles [...]

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    Release Just let it go Release It's time for love to flow Time to cleanse and heal Trust in what is real Release Uncried tears Oh too many  Uncried tears In this belly Deep deep down  I am a dark and salty sea Release Just let it go Release It's time for love to flow Time to cleanse and heal [...]

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      Sometimes it scares me How fast these waters rushing Sometimes it stuns me How the people keep hushing me down Sometimes I’m frightened  To let the waters take me I pray the rocks won’t break me But then I feel sweet love Like a river Pouring from above And I know, yes I know This is the [...]

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    The child I lost within Flew off on butterfly wings In search of an angel In the silence of the night Wrapped in lullabies Wings tinged with red She simply slipped away  I searched for day and days To find my angel, to show me the way Shower me with sweet grace Give me your strength today  Carry [...]

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    Don´t want something special from you Just want what seems natural to me I wanna hold you feel you kiss you  Until my soul is flying  Don´t want something special from you Just want what seems natural to me Air sweet as honey Sticking to my skin Feels kinda funny to be Tickled from within In [...]

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    Rang the bell, just to leave And the papers do say In some legal term way It´s o´er as you walk out the door You look back, just a glance And you want a reply To the window-paned stare Don´t ask, it´s the last of a long term affair And I stand still in shock, looking dumb Knowing that the [...]

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    Sunday evening Standing on the balcony,  Scenes of India slowly pass in front of me  Telling me a story of another time Do you see the winds a’ changing The dusty sky of rusty red is swirling round the Neem tree. Silence Golden Lost time  Song of India Children wander searching for their [...]

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      When all alone at night Dreams of madness  Carry me afar  Broken heart torn apart  I lie awake, alone Beating heart cries Long dark nights, I lie Tears streaming down Tears streaming down All the thoughts flash through my mind In silence not a sound comes from my lips The silent sadness [...]

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    With your beautiful eyes  Drawing me in  I exposed all With your beautiful eyes  Watching each move  I open to it all I change all my previous plans  Seeing the lines on your strong hands  Oh sweet heaven above, this is love  I found someone to read my Soullines.   Read me baby, open this [...]

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    Life is giving us new found clarity To see the disparity  Brought forth by the barbarity Of parasitic greed We do not want nor do we need So we stop.We are calling your bluff.  Stripped. Ripped. Torn. Worn. We say enough is enough We are creators not haters And in these fractured [...]

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    Stay gold You said back then Parting ways Tears of love and affection Time to go in another direction "Answer Me" My heart pounds to know  Where you´re going Why, you go?  I said back then Memories And my heart´s all a crumble Writing you And my hand starts to tremble "Valentine" The words [...]

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    You and I We go and watch The sunset Walking on The beach Along the shore Clouds of gray and white, Pink and red Lost inside the sky Above our head You and I Surrender to The sun, the sea, The velvet moon And all the waves  That come again Our faces to the wind The sand inside my shoe A [...]

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    In the night of the silvery moon I surrender to you In the night of the silvery moon I surrender to you Falling again through the stars Take me in your arms In the night of the silvery moon I surrender to you Holding your hand As we walk through the woods Stepping much closer this time Dropping in [...]

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    Temple of Time Sipping the divine I fall into the flow Temple of time  No reason no rhyme  no place more to go I am here  Happy with Now Here now Here I am now I am here  Happy with now Here now  Here I am now Namaste. Namaste Temple of Time  Palms open wide  I am walking on the path Temple [...]

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    It’s an amazing gift To reach across miles and know that you are there An amazing gift  To call you early up and know that you care As if no time has gone by Since we last spoke As if all the years and months have dissolved Into this sweet moment Thank you for being the friend that you are It is [...]

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    I take your eyes with me to the park Words come pouring through me Am I the vessel for your words? Are you the vessel for the the images I see?  Oh how you awaken me... You simply awaken me Oh how you awaken me... You simply awaken me Simply awaken me Landscapes start to come alive As new worlds [...]

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    Meu amor, love of loves Our hearts have danced as one We´ve traveled the globe Experienced worlds We´ve touched the midnight sun It´s crazy now, I don´t know just what Is the reason for the change A desire to know To take to the skies To go through these growing pains Oh, I love you Meu amor [...]

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    The World is full of hate The world is full of pain The world is full of wars People going insane Overpopulation Another hunger scare Oil slicks and garbage And not enough clean air Life Life is a gift to live Let’s wake up from this madness And find a way to give We Have a Choice to make [...]

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    Why does love,  have so many complications Is what you said on the telephone. How are you now?  You say you´re all alone. I feel the sadness in your voice,  Wondering if I made the right choice,  To take a jump and then go so far away. I fell in love,  Now what to do? Here I sit across,  [...]

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      I am a wild garden  Untamed and oh so free Been sitting here  With the moon and the cats Growing majestically My vines are all knotted and twisted My grass grows straight and tall And in the hush of the night If you slow yourself down You can hear pitter-pat on the prowl.   The path it lies [...]

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    Know my dear child that I am with you Here in your dark and lonely night Your life has been shadowed by my passing  God wanted me on an earlier flight I ask of you now to forgive me To mend the tear so deep inside For I have slipped the surly bonds of the earth  Swift Like a kite, I start to climb[...]

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    Walking through the streets Trees are bare The autumn wind Lightly blows my hair Afternoon at three School's out Children´s voices ring People rush about And now it´s time to go inside To cuddle up and drink more wine The memories of days we left behind Oh, how I miss you The evening comes when [...]

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    With you Lying in your arms I´m washed in shades of blue When I´m with you With you Looking in your eyes I start to slowly open to you Start to trust in love again Moving through all of my past pains You seduce me with your smile And just like a cookie I do crumble Yes I slowly lose all fear As I[...]

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    It’s not your face It’s strange  It’s not your eyes,  Although so wise It's just this pull I feel As I start to realize It’s the poems, the photos the songs that you send That have me checking and checking my mails Caught in that magical spin And as I sit real still And as I wait for [...]

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    Redwood trees, rising sun, a breeze Crystal Flakes, a rose, wild geese Rolling waves, jagged cliffs, black hot sand A freckled stone, the lines of my hand Oh life, this mystery Circle of light for eternity Searching for who am I, Osho Oh life, divine mystery I circle of light for eternity Curious I [...]

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    I'm in a zig zag mood  I don´t feel it going away Like a puppy tail's wag wag I'm longing to go and run and play I wanna go straight, baby I wanna hit the brake, baby But what am I suppose to do do do? I'm a bit stunned Don´t know where I´m going baby But I feel he's  the one And there´s no[...]

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