Little Bird

from by mary bue



seems funny
you’re making decisions for me
the lights of the city
speak the summer to me

who’s that knocking on the door
no eavesdropping no more
and the little bird down the hall
what’s that little bird singing about now

lay beside me
only in memory
try and reach me
until you complete me

oh so sensitive
how can you bear to live?
tip-toeing down the stair
there’s someone i adore hiding there


from apple in the ocean, released July 26, 2012



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mary bue Minneapolis, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE’S BEST LOCAL ALBUMS OF 2015 (SO FAR): “Heretofore more of a tender coffeehouse balladeer, the Duluth music scene mainstay plugged in and blew off a harbor’s worth of steam while recording her breakthrough collection...Fans of ’90s alt-rock darlings like Belly & Jen Trynin will immediately take to the rocky hooks of songs like “Candy” and “Heart’s Desire.” - Riemenschneider ... more

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