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​3 Wheels

This song is by Art Bears and appears on the album Winter Songs (1979).

The double wheel
Of the sun
Rolls in the sky

Out step the days
I watch them
Wet and dry

Twice turning as
The months go by.

Am I Ezekiel, sleeping
Do I dream this
Revolving - a wheel
Within a wheel?

Or is it real?

A wheel which moves
And is unmoving;
Which is both
Being/ and
Becoming; which is
Both flow,/ arrested

Flow, decay/ and growth.

A philosophic
Wheel - a wheel
Which is itself the
Passage from
NOT Knowing, into

Music by:

Fred Frith & Chris Cutler.

Lyrics by:

Chris Cutler.