On With The Show

Frankie died just the other night Some say it was suicide But we know How the story goes With his six string knife And his street-wise pride The boy was a man before his time And she knew All their dreams would come true But ya see Frankie was fast […]

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Burned Bridges

I’ve met that point in my life. Want came to need. Burn these fields of corn, that surround. My harvest gone at the price of maturity. But these remains I’ve left to rot will be resurrected again and again by the next generation of children who want to change minds […]

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Impossible Outcomes

In the sky is the moon This large yellow circle finds her in the mood. In her eyes I can see it all. A short plaid skirt, a white short sleeve shirt. My dreams aren’t premonitions, because I’m dreaming of impossible outcomes. I’ve tried to understand but I just don’t […]

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Regret

Maybe I’ve forgotten the name and the address of everyone I’ve ever known. It’s nothing I regret. Save it for another day. It’s the school exam and the kids have run away. I would like a place I could call my own, have a conversation on the telephone. Wake up […]

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Central Standard Time

Cold October Fall, At The Outside Of A VFW Hall, I said I minded distance but distance would define us, define us all. A tree in Nichol’s Park, I carved a broken heart. I said I minded distance but distance owned us from the very start… it’s every song. There’s […]

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Suffragette City

(Hey man) oh leave me alone you know (Hey man) oh Henry, get off the phone, I gotta (Hey man) I gotta straighten my face This mellow thighed chick just put my spine out of place (Hey man) my schooldays insane (Hey man) my work’s down the drain (Hey man) […]

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Alec Eiffel

Pioneer of aerodynamics (little eiffel, little eiffel) they thought he was real smart alec (little eiffel, little eiffel) he thought big they called it a phallic (little eiffel, little eiffel) they didn’t know he was panoramic little eiffel stands in the archway (little eiffel, little eiffel) keeping low doesn’t make […]

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Newfound Mass (2000)

If I told you that I was thinking of moving east, would you save a place for me? I’ll come home because it’s worse that I expected. A place in my heart for my home to the west where we’ll watch the same sunsets, and when I doubt… I’ll look […]

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Close To Me

I’ve waited hours for this I’ve made myself so sick I wish I’d stayed asleep today I never thought that this day would end I never thought that tonight could ever be This close to me Just try to see in the dark Just try to make it work To […]

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