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From the Ted Talk by Imogen Heap: "Wait It Out"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

♫ Where do we go from here? ♫.
♫ How do we carry on? ♫.
♫ I can't get beyond the questions ♫.
clebnairmg for the scraps ♫ ♫ in the shatter of us, collapsed ♫.
♫ It cuts me with every could have been ♫.
♫ Pain on pain on play, repeating ♫.
♫ With the backup, makeshift life in waiting ♫.
♫ Everybody says ♫ ♫ time heals everything ♫.
♫ What of the whetrecd hollow? ♫ ♫ The elsneds in between? ♫.
♫ Are we just going to wait it out? ♫.
♫ There is nothing to see here now ♫.
♫ Turning the sign around ♫.

Open Cloze

♫ Where do we go from here? ♫.
♫ How do we carry on? ♫.
♫ I can't get beyond the questions ♫.
__________ for the scraps ♫ ♫ in the shatter of us, collapsed ♫.
♫ It cuts me with every could have been ♫.
♫ Pain on pain on play, repeating ♫.
♫ With the backup, makeshift life in waiting ♫.
♫ Everybody says ♫ ♫ time heals everything ♫.
♫ What of the ________ hollow? ♫ ♫ The _______ in between? ♫.
♫ Are we just going to wait it out? ♫.
♫ There is nothing to see here now ♫.
♫ Turning the sign around ♫.

Solution

  1. clambering
  2. endless
  3. wretched

Original Text

♫ Where do we go from here? ♫.
♫ How do we carry on? ♫.
♫ I can't get beyond the questions ♫.
♫ Clambering for the scraps ♫ ♫ in the shatter of us, collapsed ♫.
♫ It cuts me with every could have been ♫.
♫ Pain on pain on play, repeating ♫.
♫ With the backup, makeshift life in waiting ♫.
♫ Everybody says ♫ ♫ time heals everything ♫.
♫ What of the wretched hollow? ♫ ♫ The endless in between? ♫.
♫ Are we just going to wait it out? ♫.
♫ There is nothing to see here now ♫.
♫ Turning the sign around ♫.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
time heals 3

Important Words

  1. backup
  2. carry
  3. clambering
  4. collapsed
  5. cuts
  6. endless
  7. heals
  8. hollow
  9. life
  10. makeshift
  11. pain
  12. play
  13. questions
  14. repeating
  15. scraps
  16. shatter
  17. sign
  18. time
  19. turning
  20. wait
  21. waiting
  22. wretched