It’s coming to America first,
the cradle of the best and of the worst.
It’s here they got the range
and the machinery for change
and it’s here they got the spiritual thirst.
It’s here the family’s broken
and it’s here the lonely say
A house made of steel and flesh
On the 22nd of April 2008, Giulia and I, coming from opposite directions, converged on Lubbock.