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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