Sound Location #6
Engineering works, Derby, U.K. August 2014. Photo by Burnt Paw.
When I was a busker in Derby I would put my hat on the pavement and watch the wind blow it away.
When I was a busker in Derby I lost count of the angels I saw disguised as litter boxes and telephone booths.
When I was a busker in Derby the years were terraced houses and the hours melted into brass pennies.
When I was a busker in Derby I saw a dog with an eyepatch being pushed in a broken pram by an old woman with a crooked smile and a golden cross.
When I was a busker in Derby I knew I'd found a blunt instrument for opening the gates to heaven.
These are the sound waves I made with my steel guitar when I was a busker in Derby.
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