Non Sequitur Music

I Told You So

Composer: Lesley Sommer
Instrumentation: alto voice, flute, double bass
Year Composed: 1987
Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds
Cost: Purchase: $40.00


Inside our tight packaging of fresh clean sweet-smelling skin,
there lives an old woman:
wrinkled, convoluted, grey and smelly,
unable to laugh, dance or sing...
her sole purpose in our lives is to
purse her withered lips
shake her louse-ridden head
and whisper, "I told you so..."

text by Lesley Sommer, 1987

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