Ironic

An old man turned ninety-eightHe won the lottery and died the next dayIt’s a black fly in your ChardonnayIt’s a death row pardon two minutes too lateAnd isn’t it ironic…dontcha think It’s like rain on your wedding dayIt’s a free ride when you’ve already paidIt’s the good advice that you […]

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Forgiven

You know how us Catholic girls can beWe make up for so much time a little too lateI never forgot it, confusing as it wasNo fun with no guilt feelingsThe sinners, the saviors, the loverless priestsI’ll see you next Sunday We all had our reasons to be thereWe all had […]

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Mary Jane

What’s the matter Mary Jane, you had a hard dayAs you place the don’t disturb sign on the doorYou lost your place in line again, what a pityYou never seem to want to dance anymore It’s a long way downOn this roller coasterThe last chance streetcarWent off the trackAnd you’re […]

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Not The Doctor

I don’t want to be the filler if the void is solely yoursI don’t want to be your glass of single malt whiskeyHidden in the bottom drawerI don’t want to be a bandage if the wound is not mineLend me some fresh airI don’t want to be adored for what […]

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Right Through You

Wait a minute manYou mispronounced my nameYou didn’t wait for all the informationBefore you turned me awayWait a minute sirYou kind of hurt my feelingsYou see me as a sweet back-loaded puppetAnd you’ve got meal ticket taste I see right through youI know right through youI feel right through youI […]

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Perfect

Sometimes is never quite enoughIf you’re flawless, then you’ll win my loveDon’t forget to win first placeDon’t forget to keep that smile on your face Be a good boyTry a little harderYou’ve got to measure upAnd make me prouder How long before you screw it upHow many times do I […]

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Hand In My Pocket

I’m broke but I’m happyI’m poor but I’m kindI’m short but I’m healthy, yeahI’m high but I’m groundedI’m sane but I’m overwhelmedI’m lost but I’m hopeful baby What it all comes down toIs that everything’s gonna be fine fine fineI’ve got one hand in my pocketAnd the other one is […]

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Head Over Feet

I had no choice but to hear youYou stated your case time and againI thought about it You treat me like I’m a princessI’m not used to liking thatYou ask how my day was You’ve already won me over in spite of meAnd don’t be alarmed if I fall head […]

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All I Really Want

Do I stress you outMy sweater is on backwards and inside outAnd you say how appropriateI don’t want to dissect everything todayI don’t mean to pick you apart you seeBut I can’t help itThere I go jumping before the gunshot has gone offSlap me with a splintered rulerAnd it would […]

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