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False Starts and Early Endings

False Starts and Early Endings

Unspoken kindness
Silenced by the cat that has my tongue
As we mingle with strangers
She collects stolen glances
In a room full of judgment
I’m feeling my way around
Looking for second chances
Second chances

I watch her talking
To someone I’ve seen her with before
As we mingle with new friends
I long for her attention
In a world full of free will
I’m looking for the answer
Waiting for intervention

False starts
And early endings

And new beginnings

I’ve never been all that bold
I’ve never felt quite this old
As old as all the reasons why
I watch her sitting, standing, walking by

I heard she’s leaving
Moving back home to California
I sure wish they all could be
But they aren’t, that much I know
Why does the time pass so fast
When you’re down to your last chance
Before long it’s time to go
It’s time to go

False starts
And early endings

And new beginnings

Just one time
Or forever
It’s now or never

Copyright Kent Newsome and Ronnie Jeffrey
All Rights Reserved

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  • Kent Newsome

  • About

    Kent Newsome (BMI) is a recorded songwriter who has been writing songs for over thirty years. He writes traditional country, alt. country, rock and blues. He has written songs on commercial recordings throughout the United States and Europe.

    If you're looking for songs for your next recording project, please browse our large selection of online, fully produced demos. We have a hit song for your next record.

    This is Kent's music publishing and song demos site. Check out Newsome.Org, his popular tech, music and life blog here.

  • History

    Err Bear Music, Inc. (BMI) (in this case Err rhymes with her) is a publishing company Kent Newsome formed in 1977, when his first song was recorded. Err Bear Music continues to administer the majority of Kent's catalog. If you're looking for some great songs for your next recording project, listen you our full length online demos via the Song Index pages above, or request a demo MP3. We'll send you some great songs for your next record.

    All songs Copyright by the writer or writers set forth thereon.

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