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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Monty Got A Raw Deal

Monty this seems strange to me. The movies had that movie thing, But nonsense has a welcome ring And heroes don’t come easy. Now, nonsense isn’t new to me. I know my head, I know my feet, But mischief knocked me in the knees. Said, Just let go. Just let […]

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Ignoreland

These bastards stole their power from the victims of the Us v. Them years, Wrecking all things virtuous and true. The undermining social democratic downhill slide into abysmal Lost lamb off the precipice into the trickle down runoff pool. They hypnotised the summer, Nineteen seventy-nine. Marched into the capital brooding […]

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Everybody Hurts

When the day is long and the night, the night is yours alone, When you’re sure you’ve had enough of this life, well hang on. Don’t let yourself go, everybody cries and everybody hurts sometimes. Sometimes everything is wrong. Now it’s time to sing along. When your day is night […]

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Nightswimming

Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. The photograph on the dashboard, taken years ago, Turned around backwards so the windshield shows. Every streetlight reveals the picture in reverse. Still, it’s so much clearer. I forgot my shirt at the water’s edge. The moon is low tonight. Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. […]

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Sweetness Follows

Readying to bury your father and your mother, What did you think when you lost another? I used to wonder why did you bother, Distanced from one, blind to the other? Listen here my sister and my brother What would you care if you lost the other? I always wonder […]

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Man On The Moon

Mott the Hoople and the game of Life. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Andy Kaufman in the wrestling match. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Monopoly, Twenty one, checkers, and chess. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Mister Fred Blassie in a breakfast mess. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Let’s play Twister, let’s play Risk. Yeah, […]

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Find The River

Hey now, little speedyhead, The read on the speedmeter says You have to go to task in the city Where people drown and people serve. Don’t be shy. Your just deserve Is only just light years to go. Me, my thoughts are flower strewn Ocean storm, bayberry moon. I have […]

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Drive

Smack, crack, bushwhacked. Tie another one to the racks, baby. Hey kids, rock and roll. Nobody tells you where to go, baby. What if I ride? What if you walk? What if you rock around the clock? Tick-tock. Tick-tock. What if you did? What if you walk? What if you […]

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