Heard Somebody . . .


. . . say, "Play Third-Hand Intelligence"



Heard somebody say

They overheard you

Just the other day

A simple word

About the way we get along

If only I were sure

Of the semantics

Having doubts 'cause I'm

One hopeless romantic

Could it be

You're slipping away from me

What will I do

If what I'm thinking is true

And you want to be

Really free of me

I won't last very long

Very far from your heart


And this third-hand intelligence

Might be the way that it starts.


Heard somebody say

They thought they saw you

Walking in their way

You were not alone

They said he didn't look like

Thinking to myself

Must be mistaken

Try not to believe

but still badly shaken

Why would you

Deceive me in things you do

So many years

Sharing our laughter and tears

Lasted very long

Maybe I was wrong

Not to ask you

Why you feel

We've drifted apart


And this third-hand intelligence

Might be the way that it starts


Are my sources reliable

Wait and see

Wait and see

Is my psyche too pliable

It could be

It could be


If somebody said

The sky was falling

Would you believe it's true

And change your direction

From spinning round

When it hits the ground

That's just not true

Any believers are few

When you've seen it all

It could never fall

Any more than

I think you could

Tear us apart


And this third-hand intelligence

Might be the way that it starts




Third-Hand Intelligence

OHO rehearsal recording, August 2015






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