Belong

Her world collapsed early Sunday morningShe got up from the kitchen tableFolded the newspaper and silenced the radioThose creatures jumped the barricadesAnd have headed for the sea, sea Those creatures jumped the barricadesand have headed for the seaShe began to breatheTo breathe at the thought of such freedomStood and whispered […]

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Bittersweet Me

I move across, innocence lost All flashing pulsar I move across the earth in my new pattern shirt I pass satellites "You’re so bitter," your complaint I can’t get you anything. I don’t know who you’re livin for I don’t know you at all anymore. I’d sooner chew my leg […]

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Binky The Doormat

This is horror movie stuff. The muffin is peach, you’re ‘makin’ love’. You mean this opera involves handcuffs? I lay defeated. Yeah, sour milk mouth, horseradish sweet. She’s a girl and she’s loving me. But distance is my tendency. I am defeated. have you lost your place? I wore my […]

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Begin The Begin

Birdie in the hand for life’s rich demand The insurgency began and you missed it I looked for it and I found it Miles Standish proud, congratulate me A philanderer’s tie, a murderer’s shoe Life’s rich demand creates supply in the hand Of the powers, the only vote that matters […]

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Bang And Blame

If you could see yourself now, baby It’s not my fault You used to be so in control You’re going to roll right over this one Just roll me over, let me go You’re laying blame Take this as no, no, no, no, no You bang, bang, bang, bang and […]

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Lightnin’ Hopkins

When I lay myself to sleep pray that I don’t go too deep Lightnin’ won Lightnin’ won Because it’s cold down gold down there, crow! Flat lands low lands on the track Shows the water pan the track Lightnin’ won lightnin’ won Close up hands to silhouette, crow! Lightnin’ won, […]

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Me In Honey

I sat there looking uglyLooking ugly and meanI knew what you were sayingYou were saying to me Baby’s got some new rulesBaby said she’s had it with meIt seems a shame you waste your time on meIt seems a lot to waste your time for me Left me to loveWhat […]

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So. Central Rain

Did you never call? I waited for your call These rivers of suggestion are driving me away The trees will bend, the cities wash away The city on the river there is a girl without a dream I’m sorry Eastern to Mountain, third party call, the lines are down The […]

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Superman

(A Godzilla doll, in Japanese: "This is a special news report. Godzilla has been sighted in Tokyo Bay. The attack on it by the self-defense force has been useless. He is heading towards the city. Aaaaggghh!") I am I am I am Superman and I know what’s happening I am […]

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Good Advices

When you greet a stranger look at his shoes Keep your money in your shoes put your trouble behind When you greet a stranger look at her hands Keep your money in your hands put your travel behind Who are you going to call for, what do you have to […]

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I Remember California

I remember redwood trees, bumper cars and wolverines The ocean’s Trident submarines Lemons, limes and tangerines I remember this I remember traffic jams Motor boys and girls with tans Nearly was and almost rans I remember this History is made History is made to seem unfair I recall that you […]

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How The West Was Won And Where It Got Us

Blood from a stone Water from wine. Born under earplay design. A stroke of bad luck, wrong place, wrong time. This flyer is out of the lime. The story is a sad one, told many times. The story of my life in trying times. Just add water, stir in lime. […]

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Parakeet

You wake up in the morning And fall out of your bed Mean cats eat parakeets And this one’s nearly dead. You dearly wish the wind would shift And greasy windows slide Open for the parakeet Who’s colored bitter lime. Open the window And lift into your dreams lately, baby […]

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Star Me Kitten

Keys cut, three for the price of one. Nothing’s free but guaranteed for a lifetime’s use. I’ve changed the locks And you can’t have one. You, you know the other two. The brakes have worn so thin that you could hear, I hear them screeching through the door from our […]

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Kohoutek

Who will stand alone? She carried ribbons, she wore them out Courage built a bridge, jealous tore it down At least it’s something you’ve left behind Like Kohoutek, you were gone We sat in the garden, we stood on the porch I won’t deny myself, we never talked She wore […]

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