Under the Tissue Tree

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Sister Dough read me a story under the tissue tree
It was hard to pay attention so I pretended to be asleep
Deep in the weeds the sky opened wide
And just like an eye it began to cry
Under the tissue tree I blew my nose for free
Under the tissue tree Sister Dough and me
In the middle of a big field we found the setting sun
And when we caught it in our butterfly net
It shot away like a gun deep in the stream


© 1990 Douglas Chay
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from Dishwasher and the Washing Machine, released January 2, 1990
Douglas Chay

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Douglas Chay Baltimore, Maryland

Influences include Violent Femmes, the Velvet Underground & Talking Heads, but the music of his forebears is filtered through his own distinctive world view & sonic approach, resulting in a creation uniquely his own.

Simple without being simplistic, accessible without being sycophantic, & clever without feeling smug, he achieves a compelling balance between the new & the familiar. - Scott Hollis
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