Louise Sawyer

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It seems that all these vacant posts are occupied by holy ghosts
Amen, Amen.
And everywhere I turn I spy the very shadow made by my
Own sin, my sins.
These eyes have seen it all before;
The spectacle just makes them sore.

Broken hearts and hardwood floors;
We get what we settle for.
Dreams that die on distant shores;
We get what we settle for
Always.

Body tired, soul is worse,
And every move I make just hurts
Within, within.
Landmines that we thought were gone
Still explode when stepped upon;
There’s no end, no end.
These ears have heard it all before,
And no one truly wins in war.

Nothing’s sacred, nothing’s sure.
Nothing matters anymore.

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from here's to hoping, released October 11, 2011
Written By: Catherine Backus
Vocals/guitar: Catherine Backus
Vocals/banjo: Emily Backus

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The Skipperdees Roanoke, Virginia

The Skipperdees (twin sisters Emily and Catherine Backus) hail from Oak Ridge, TN, a town mentioned in the 1989 film "Fat Man and Little Boy" which featured Paul Newman with a mustache. They currently make music in their respective homes of Atlanta, GA and Roanoke, VA, but every now and then get together to sang. ... more

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