An Inch An Hour

I want a book that’ll make me drunkfull of freaks and disenfranchised punks.No amount of hate no load of junkno bag or words no costume trunkcould make me feel the same wayan inch an hour two feet a dayto move through nightin this most fashionable way. There’s this fuckin band […]

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So Hard Done By

interesting and sophisticatedrefusing to be celebratedit’s a monumental big screen kissit’s so deep it’s meaninglessone day you’ll just up and quitand that’ll be itjust then the stripper stopped in a coughing fitshe said sorry I can’t go on with this yeah that’s awful closebut that’s not whyI’m so hard done […]

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Impossibilium

I love you even when I don’t even know I’m doing itand dismiss it out of hand cause I don’t even know I’m doing itbut your finger starts to wiggle and landscapes emergeCan you spare some change dear, we’ve only got three hundred feet to go Roses are worth more […]

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Daredevil

I can’t imagine how you feel and this is how you feelyou say your name like you’re no longer convincedbut now they’re strapping you in and closing the lidand they’re dropping you in what’s done you didThe bell is picking up speed there’s water leaking inthat ol’ equilibrium just starts […]

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Nautical Disaster

I had this dream where I relished the fray and the screaming filled my head all day.It was as though I had been spit here,settled in,into the pocket of a lighthouse on some rocky socket,off the coast of France, dear. One afternoon,four thousand men died in the water here and […]

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Greasy Jungle

Greasy jungle metropolis noirEasy tangles the easiest so farAhI drove down your roadto Hazeldean where I tastedyour funeral home’s sandwiches and coffeeI saw your hands melt into one anotherI saw you grieve and growcare a lot about one anotherI stood at your sinkand I felt your warm waterI washed your […]

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Grace, Too

he said I’m fabulously richC’mon just let’s goShe kinda bit her lipGeez, I don’t knowBut I can guaranteeThere’ll be no knock on the doorI’m total pro that’s what I’m here forI come from downtownBorn ready for youArmed with will and determinationand grace, too The secret rules of engagementAre hard to […]

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Fire In The Hole

You triumphed over willYou had immunity to killYou had your dreams fulfilledAnd I love you stillBut there’s a power beyond controlThere’s a fire in the holeAh the nights are getting coldAll your secrets will be toldTurn your lanterns low As long as you can dig up proofAs cold as water […]

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Emergency

I’ve often dreamt of a conversationthat just keeps coming up again and again.We’re sitting in the Baby Bar bereftat a shadowy table out past the sentences end.From until it’s no longer fun’til that’s no longer relevant.From until we’re no longer one’til the bona-fide embodiment of an endlessemergency without end.We’re an […]

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Inevitability Of Death

Puffy lips glistening skinAnd everything comes rushing inWe don’t go to hellmemories of us do I get a sense of connectednessExclusive tight but nothing dangerousWe don’t go to hell memories of us doAnd if you go to hellI’ll still remember you But I thought you beat the death of inevitabilityto […]

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Scared

I could make you scaredif you want me toI’m not prepared, but if I have toHe said, I can make you scared,it’s kinda what I doif you’re prepared,here’s what I propose to doYou’re in Russiaand more than a million works of artare whisked out to the woodsSo when Nazisfind the […]

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Losing Grip

Are you aware of what you make me feel, babyRight now I feel invisible to you, like I’m not realDidn’t you feel me lock my arms around youWhy’d you turn away?Here’s what I have to say I was left to cry there,waiting outside there grinning with a lost stareThat’s when […]

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