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from Rut by John Mapes

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Track 4 from "Rut": The title track. I had the music for this floating around for years. The title of the album came first. I wrote the lyrics to accommodate the music shortly after.

See the official video HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLPV-fZlJZk


I’m waiting. I’m waiting
Waiting for what, I don’t know
I’m pacing myself. I’m pacing myself
Pacing for what, I don’t know
Your guess is as good as mine
And if you guess wrong I won’t be too far behind
I’m in a rut
I’m saving. I’m saving
Saving for what, I don’t know
I’m counting off. I’m counting off
I’m counting off the times that I didn’t know
Each day takes another for a spill
I try not to forget but I know I will
I’m in a rut


from Rut, released July 26, 2011
J. Mapes
© 2011 Turnidoff Records


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