The Ocean Within

We left the ocean a long time ago
Some longer than others
But we kept a piece zipped up in our skin
waiting for tears or blood, spit or sperm,
to set it free
Now when it rains the kind of rain that
clothes and umbrellas can’t keep from our skin
we will be back where we belong

Isola Bella

Published by mikepowernyc

New album "Observations" available now. A veteran of NYC’s underground music scene, Mike Power played on the stages of such beloved lost venues as CBGB’s and Kenny’s Castaways, as well as stalwart surviving ones like Arlene’s Grocery and the Bitter End as singer/songwriter/bassist with Late Model Humans. In 2020, quarantining from the global pandemic he worked remotely with other artists to record a collection of new music called Observations, that infuses his punk roots with introspective acoustic pieces.

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