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M.P. Dudash
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In the garden of my memories
Remains one solitary rose
Her voice no longer lingers
It’s always the first to go

What once grew in the sunshine
From the light of our love
Turned back into a memory
One I can’t give up

I’m pouring whiskey on a rose
In hopes to ease the pain
A picture of perfection
Is all that remains

Why does something so pretty
Have to wilt away and go
I’m stuck here pouring whiskey
Pouring whiskey on a rose

Why’s this hell pull me closer
To my Heaven, every night
Another empty whiskey bottle
Another step towards the light

When we promised our love
We swore till death do us part
So why does it still linger
Here inside my heart

I’m pouring whiskey on a rose
In hopes to ease the pain
A picture of perfection
Is all that remains

Why does something so pretty
Have to wilt away and go
I’m stuck here pouring whiskey
Pouring whiskey on a rose

Such a beautiful flower
Called to go back home
I’m stuck here pouring whiskey
Pouring whiskey on....
A rose......


Copyright © Michael P. Dudash 5/30/2019

Last edited on Thu Dec 19th, 2019 02:45 am by M.P. Dudash

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I really like this, nice job friend.

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Very nice Mike! Lovely hook and the whole lyric is very smooth.

You might consider 'Whiskey On A Rose' as your title and drop the Pouring.

The only line that wasn't clear to me was:
It’s always, the first to go
And that's not a bad one, just wasn't sure why it was there.

Slow, sad, drinking song. A Mike Dudash special ;)

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Thanks guys! Owen, that line was meant to mean the memory of someone’s voice. At least for me that seems to be the hardest thing to remember of a loved one after their passing. Also, I originally had it as whiskey on a rose. I agree with you there. Thanks for looking gentlemen.

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I like it. The hook is really captivating.

"Her voice
No longer lingers
It’s always, the first to go" - this made sense to me

"Have to wilt away and go" - I feel this line can be stronger. To me it reads a bit awkward.

M.P. Dudash
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Thanks for looking Andrea. That line was more to stick with the Rose theme than anything else I could take it or leave it.

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Wow, this is another great one. Great lyrics and flow.

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Thanks Sam.


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