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Mark Allen
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I Once Knew [my music]

At the end of last year I wrote and produced a song.  It's not something I do often.  The lovely Arden Cho lent her voice to the track.

(there should be a QT player below.)

www.ardencho.comnow on alivenotdead:  Arden Cho I Once Knew music and lyrics by Mark Allen

I once knew a breath on my cheek how it felt when fingers would seek to find then hold my hand.

I once knew waking with an arm 'round my side how it felt to show more than hide the secret things I planned.

I once knew someone like you someone who knew me and I knew you too no codes or ticks to construe.

I once knew one thing was true and a simple moment could imbue my day with beauty. Adieu.

And it's hard to know how long those moments last. And it's harder to stop and leave my love in the past.

I still find myself wanting abstract moments back. If I could just lie next to your body.

I once knew what it meant to be understood, they were only words but they would be from the life I'd known..

i once knew a moment when our motion would slow gazing in our eyes we'd both know that moment was our own.

I once knew someone like you someone who knew me and I knew you too no codes or ticks to construe.

I once knew one thing was true and a simple moment could imbue my day with beauty. Adieu.

I still watch the sky like we used to every dawn, and I turn say that it's beautiful _ _  but you're gone.

And it's hard to know how long those moments last. And it's harder to stop and leave my love in the past.

I still find myself wanting abstract moments back. If I could just lie next to your body.

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Pretty Song and Voice! Thanks for sharing!! ~Shairah~
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oh wow, I had no idea you guys worked on something like this! very cool, Mark!
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Wow she's gorgeous! and has an amazing voice too!
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Wudi
She is cute !!!
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Wudi
nice voice too ...
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Jayson 93 2
Wow! This song blew me away! Very beautiful!
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Rottendoubt a4 patrick
gorgeous. get her on the site! =D
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wow im impressed......i forgot u wrote music as well...u're pretty talented
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Nice. It autoplayed and for a change I didn't rush down the page to turn it off. Listened to it a few times now. Surprised by you once again.
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I like this a lot. I think you should do music more often.
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I transcribed the lyrics (not sure if that's the correct term in this case...but...anyway). I usually do that to any song I like just so I can get the full effect. Good stuff good stuff. ^_^
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Wow, Justice - I'm honored you thought it worth the time. I will add them to the posting from the original lyric sheet just in case other people are curious what the exact words are. I realize I'm one of the few lyricists who uses "construe" in a pop song. :-\
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Haha yeah, I liked it though. I like it when songs use a wide range of vocabulary. I fall on that regard and tend to use the same words over and over heh.
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Haha I knew it was imbue, and adieu....but thought naw, thinking too much. That was the only part I was confused on heh.
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Exquisitely beautiful lyrics & vocal ... thanks for writing it, getting Ms. Cho to sing it, and sharing it here :)
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beautiful song ! Never be sad for what is over, just be glad that it was once yours. Memories are the best souvenirs.
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thanks mark... it's a nice song with her voice~ =]
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Hi mark! I joined finally :D How do I make my profile look better?? Thanks everyone for the nice comments!
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What Arden's on here....brb...
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ok back...heh
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she is beautiful and can sing!! :) nice song Mark!!
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Paradox din 81 20131002 din 116 edit
nice~~~~~~~beautiful voice too~~
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I really enjoy this. Thank you for the treats. Just out of curiosity, how long does it take for you write this song?
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Terence
Good song! I like the lyrics and think the song has lots of possibilities!
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music video?
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JS
Really nice heartfelt lyrics and warmly sang, very nice thanks for uploading
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nice job to both of you!
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I like Peachies idea...
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coo mark where can i peep it?
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Wow good job! Great package, just missing the MV ;)
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A great song and a great voice you got there Mark and Arden!!! I really liked it ^^
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