I knew this day would come

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I knew this day would come when you'd be checking out
-out of hotel flesh and blood, once the happy hours ran out
so there could be no doubt, we saw the passing of a swan
it flew across that reflecting pool -when we looked back at you,
you were gone

you already said 'so long' and moved down to the sunshine state
a premature retirement, a folding of the hand of fate
by then it was too late you had solidified your plan
with a marriage of convenience, though not really to a man

it was not to a man that you were wedded on that day
it was to his unspoken vow to always look the other way

I knew this day would come when I would get the call
that the final domino was just about to fall
and when it hit the ground it barely made a sound
just a blink and a groan in a hospital gown

I couldn't hold you up so I had to let you down
but now that it's all over I find myself wishing you were still around
if you were still around I'd still be your long lost son
wishing and praying for an ending other than this one
I knew this day would come

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from Party Down, released January 1, 2017
written by hub moore
laundry music co (BMI)

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HUB New York

Hub Moore has been playing music for quite a while. He learned 'Here comes the sun' in 5th grade, sang 'Me and Mrs. Jones' at a karaoke bar in 2016, and did a lot of other things in between.
Party Down is the 3rd release as HUB.
It comes a number of years after his 2nd one; years spent working tirelessly on the 3rd one. Hope you like it. Hub lives in Brooklyn NY.
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