Tread Beyond the End of Wells

from by James Nisky



I'm peaceful when I sleep
And I always keep
My favored wayward coat
Nearby for when I creep

Down stone stairs and descend
Throughout seas over shallow sands
Passing nearby wincing wanderers
With scrolls in hand

Perusing parts unknown by name
With enamourment
Pursuing routes I've never traveled to reinvent

Posing porters beseech
Far reaching farers at boundaries
Where outward ways converge
To discard their diaries

When I tread beyond the end of wells
On Ponce De Leon's quest
I tumble in a nest
Rare rewards are fleeting blissfully
Not coming back to me
Two times I've had to rest

Watching through telescopes
With bedazzlement
At fountains of far traveled architects

Brooding gateways impose
Barriers over leagues of men
As they look onward
And declare this the end


from Dizzy Arrows EP, released September 7, 2016


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James Nisky quietly curates a small collection of adventurously inspired songs. With an overt focus on non-cliche, imaginative lyrical content, his words-and-music format is consistently lauded for its sense of poetry and inventive whimsical lyricism.

A veteran of the super-hip indie club scenes of San Francisco and Los Angeles, he spurns constant promotion in favor of unpredictability.
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