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For a Poet - Single

by Alma Cook

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For a Poet 04:09
I'm a wary walker, if you notice; My feet are ever on the ground. So at the thought that maybe I care for a poet, They altogether shut down. Somebody, tell me I'm breathing; Oh, I don't know why, but I get so shy. I'm gonna run out of reasons Not to go on & give you a try. (It's just that you're a…) Sweet, sweet talker & you flaunt it; Every color means go. Even if between the red & the green was the blue you wanted, You wouldn't wanna go slow. But I like what I'm hearing, Got your words so moving, your voice so soothing. I don't know what I'm fearing, But I know that I'm afraid of losing you, baby. I understand if you're getting tired And if I broke you down to the end, 'Cause when you set my heart on fire, I just stop-drop-roll it again. You know I'm kind of a fighter; I fight to keep me the way I been, But you're something I could really admire No matter how I pretend. I like to think that I'm above my emotions, Calculated & wise. So at the thought of my love for a poet, I wanna cover my eyes. 'Cause how am I supposed to focus? I can't say no when you look so—oh. I'm hard-headed & hopeless, But through it all I want you to know this: (Chorus)


A sweet mix of pop & soul, "For a Poet" is a will-she-or-won't-she story about accidentally falling in love.


released June 6, 2014

Recorded at Studio 2424 in Chicago, IL.
Mixed by Darien Pasulka.

Vocals: Alma Cook
Guitar: Regi Drake
Keys: Justin Bowse
Bass: Chris Kaczmarek
Drums: Conor Fortune
Sax: Jack Willson


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