Avanti (Rain in Vain)

from by The John V. Variety Hour



watching rainfall, perfect to the touch
says so much, to these worthless hands
and deaf ears, gone astray, all in vain
there's no other way...

but Avanti
or an advancing
or anything
i could want to be

an Avanti, an Avanti!
Avanti, Avanti...

counting thought and fantasy for miles
without a smile and the rain still pouring
unseen, past my brain, it's like some game
and i can't find a way

to Avanti
or an advancing
or anything
i could try to be

or Avanti! or Avanti!
Avanti, Avanti...

i give up; it's better if i.... stop!
i won't see a drop, with all these
images and false memories on display
and who's to say these moments should stay? (...stay)

to Avanti, Avanti
Avanti, or let's not be...

Avanti! Avanti!
Avanti! avanti!! avanti, avanti....
let's not be! let's not be!

oh... oh no!...

to avanti, let's not be...
to avanti––let's not be.

(... eh ....)


from HR 1, released September 13, 2016



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