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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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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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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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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Hat Full Of Stars

I was folding up your lettersunpacking winter clothessearching for my hatI thought I left it by the doorso I tore around the roomlike a bird without a headI saw your picture waving back at mefrom underneath the bedfrom a long, long time ago When all I hadwas a hat full […]

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Dear John

Dear John What’s wrong? Why can’t you justbe anything you want? Why not?Why not? I tried to tell you then.You didn’t understand. They try andpigeonhole you. Buddy, they don’teven know you. But hang on my dear,dear, John. Maybe you’re not just likeeveryone, so what, so what. And there’s more to […]

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Someone Like You

Midnight falls on the snow-lit treesand as I stand inside I know that Ican’t watch life through a windowmy indecision is blocking the doorit’s like a religionthat I never ask for moreI might stumble and fall What’s someone like medoing in a life like this?I can’t seewhat someone like meis […]

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Like I Used To

I know you expected meto act just like a schoolgirlfollowed your rulesjust like a foolwrapped up in your worldwhat’s good for youdon’t mean that’s so good for mewhat can I do, but hang aroundand lose myself just like I used togo round and roundjust like a loose screw Well I […]

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Feels Like Christmas

If you want to see medon’t break down and cryI can be your sweetieif you be a friend of mineand I won’t be forsakenif you think thoughts unkindjust bring home the baconand bring it home on time Hey Louie, can’t you seeI couldn’t leave you if I triedhey Louie, listen […]

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