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Came the nighttime to the valley, came the shadows to my bed
I would not go to meet you so you came to me instead
And I cried when my body guessed your name, and I said
"O help me be brave when you take me"

O, I'd heard that you'd be coming, though I guess that's not quite true
You'd been there like a whisper 'neath each breath that I drew
Every bird bow its wing, each beast its breast down to you
Crying, "Help me be brave when you take me"

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from It's a Bastard to Be Lonely, released November 6, 2013

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D.G. Scherrer, the voice that lost its man Phoenix, Arizona

D.G. Scherrer is a singer-songwriter and award-winning poet. He began writing songs when he was 12 years old, singing for a punk band. Since then he has become a songwriter's songwriter, crafting dark, catchy, lyrically sophisticated tunes in the tradition of Cohen and Van Zandt. Still, the vitriol of punk lingers in his songs, as well as in the sheer volume of his voice when he roars a chorus. ... more

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