Ballad Of The Absent Mare

Say a prayer for the cowboyHis mare’s run awayAnd he’ll walk til he finds herHis darling, his strayBut the river’s in floodAnd the roads are awashAnd the bridges break upIn the panic of loss. And there’s nothing to followThere’s nowhere to goShe’s gone like the summerGone like the snowAnd the […]

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I Came So Far For Beauty

I came so far for beautyI left so much behindMy patience and my familyMy masterpiece unsignedI thought I’d be rewardedFor such a lonely choiceAnd surely she would answerTo such a very hopeless voiceI practiced all my sainthoodI gave to one and allBut the rumours of my virtueThey moved her not […]

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Humbled In Love

Do you remember all of those pledgesThat we pledged in the passionate nightAh they’re soiled now, they’re torn at the edgesLike moths on a still yellow lightNo penance serves to renew themNo massive transfusions of trustWhy not even revenge can undo themSo twisted these vows and so crushed. And you […]

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