Broken Glass

Ever since I could understandmy mother said to me"don’t you ever let a man hit you,don’t you grow up like me"so I swore I’d never be like heror my grandmother tooeven if it meant I’d be aloneeven if it meant I’d be alone ‘Cause she looked‘Cause she looked like broken […]

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Boy Blue

You never knew yourself well enoughBut she never knew you at allAnd when she put you out on your ownIt may have stolen your innocenceBut not your soul Tell me where is little boy blueYou’ll find him standing alwaysOne step aheadFast a little, shy a little, boy blueWise blood runs […]

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Brimstone And Fire

Brimstone and fireBrimstone and fireBrimstone and fire I met a woman at the laundry matshe left her sock in my dryerI met a woman in a yellow capit said brimstone and fire I said is this luck? with just a glanceshe smiled, and I thought, is this a sign?from above […]

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Ballad Of Cleo & Joe

Every morning the clock kicks off the beat.Little Joe struggles just to get up on his feet.Waits in his platforms for the right train to come.Sipping his coffee another day has begun Little Joe got work for minimum wageTries to get through another dead beat dayAt five a clock he […]

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Sisters Of Avalon

Felt someone calling me into the howling of the wind. I heard the reflection of a sound echoing through my skin…and a distant drum rumbling under ground gently guides me on…through my wild heart… whispering to methe Sisters of Avalon… Sisters of Avalon… Sisters of Avalon… Sisters of Avalon She […]

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Product Of Misery

She’s just a product of misery… Everyday she’d go aroundEverytime I see that frownBroken down and down and out,The drudgery goes on and on.Oh I just want to say,I ain’t gonna live that way ’cause She’s just a product of misery.I don’t want to live like that,Just a product of […]

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Mother

Over land and over seaShe reaches out to meweaving and threading the loomfrom womb to wombSlaves and merchantspilgrims and thievesfelt her hand and charted skiesby following her moonMotherMother Mother Some came and built with stone and bonesome planted fields on promised landand harvested their dreams, then disappearedAs generations lose their […]

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Apart Hate

somber sisterthis is a strange and bitter fruitbecause you taught me to singand the rhythm in my heartand the rhythm in my feet is- Why are the rainbowsstolen from the skyand locked up in boxesyellow, black, red and whitelike birds in their cagesbeating their wings on the barsand there’s a […]

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Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree

Rockin’ Around the Christmas TreeAt the Christmas party hopMistletoe hung where you can seeEvery couple tries to stop Rockin’ Around the Christmas TreeLet the Christmas spirit ringLater we’ll have some pumpkin pieAnd we’ll do some caroling You will get a sentimental feelingWhen you hearVoices singing "Let’s be jollyDeck the halls […]

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Primitive

My heart keeps beating me to deathI see you move and I can’t catch my breathI want to touch you with my lipsI want to touch you with a kiss My heart keeps pounding like a fistI see you there and I just can’t resistYou make me tremble like thisYou […]

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Maybe He'll Know

Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh Maybe he’ll knowI’m not so sureMaybe he’ll know, wellMaybe he’ll be my cure Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh Maybe he’ll know, wellI’m not so sureMaybe he’ll know whyMaybe he’ll be, oh oh Something calls to me,I knowI hear an echo start to poundLike […]

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I'll Kiss You

Went down to the local gypsyAnd I handed her the same line–‘You know what I want from youSo honey won’t ya gimme #9′Cause you know lately I ain’t feelin so great–Last time she gave me love potion #8And you know pretty baby how I think you’re pretty smartBut one sip […]

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Sally's Pigeons

When I was eight I had a friendwith a pirate smilemake believe and play pretendwe were innocent and wildhopped a fence and slammed the gaterunning down my alleywayin time to watch Sally’s pigeons fly We loved to watch them dive and soarcircle in the skyfree as a bird from three […]

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My First Night Without You

I’m driving home from workKnowing you’re not thereI used to hurry homeNow I don’t even careThe sun is in my eyesSo I can’t seeBut when it sets down behind theMountain it’s gonna be My first night without youMy first night without youMy first night without youOh… without you I sit […]

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Lies

The street lightthrough my windowmakes me feel securethere’s no one to distract meI’m locking the dooryou cannot barge intomy own little worldyou can’t take the joyfrom the soul of this girl telling me your lies, lies, liesdon’t tell me your lies, lies, lies My thoughts are all tangledI don’t know […]

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