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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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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Auctioneer (Another Engine)

She didn’t want to get pinned down by her prior town Get me to the train on time, here take this nickel make a dime Take this penny and make it into a necklace when I leave What is at the other end, I don’t know another friend Another wife, […]

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Can’t Get There From Here

When the world is a monster Bad to swallow you whole Kick the clay that holds the teeth in Throw your trolls out the door If you’re needing inspiration Philomath is where I go by dawn Lawyer Jeff he knows the lowdown He’s mighty bad to visit home I’ve been […]

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Life And How To Live It

ight through the night, two pockets lead the way To doors to go between the wall was raised today To doors remain before your others and your own Keep these books well stocked away and take your happy home My carpenter’s out and running about, talking to the street My […]

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Green Grow The Rushes

The wheelbarrow’s fallen Look at my hands They’ve found some surplus cheaper hands Rubbing palms and pick and choose, who will they choose? Here is the news. Look at that building, look at this man Halloed and whitewashed Gone to find a cheaper hand He’ll offer a pound, offer a […]

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Old Man Kensey

Old Man Kensey wants to be a sign painter First he’s got to learn to read He’s gonna be a clown on TV Flexes his elbow taunt and free That’s my folly, I believe Drink up the lake Kensey’s awake That’s my folly, that’s my mistake Old Man Kensey wants […]

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Maps And Legends

He’s not to be reached, he’s to be reached. He’s not to be reached, he’s to be reached. Called the fool and the company, On his own where he’d rather be. Where he ought to be, he sees what you can’t see, can’t you see that? Maybe he’s caught in […]

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Driver 8

The walls are built up, stone by stone, the fields divided one by one. And the train conductor says "Take a break Driver 8, Driver 8 take a break We’ve been on this shift too long" And the train conductor says "Take a break Driver 8, Driver 8 take a […]

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Feeling Gravity’s Pull

I fell asleep and read just about every paragraph. Read the scene where gravity is pulling me around Peel back the mountains peel back the sky Stomp gravity into the floor It’s a Man Ray kind of sky Let me show you what I can do with it Time and […]

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