Category Archives: song

Until All the Cities and Boats Disappear

In the city let the city decay, fall away and be rich in bird noise and poor as the first humans who ever lived here. On a boat on a lake just float with no speed. Throw the engine and … Continue reading

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You Me Rêve Sueño

  I am dream. You are my morning dream catcher. I am vivid. You are my lucid apparition. Je parle en français hésitant, langue cassé. Tú hablas un dialecto raro, ojos bizcos. I am absconded without a trace of severe … Continue reading

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Voices In the Blue

  The bullfrog in his hometown was singing his hometown song it was low and bold it rang out strong it cooled the heat and warmed the cold. Soon the bullfrog heard another voice he had not heard before it … Continue reading

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Whiskey Before Breakfast

[my lyrics to be sung with an old Irish fiddle tune] [A] Politicians downtown legislating hand-me-downs – hands in the workers’ pockets turning diamonds into rocks. Voting for the rich man doesn’t make democracy. They make the rules and we … Continue reading

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Watching Her Sleep

You could not be more awake than this you’ve never been less ambivalently ambitious than at dawn in bed watching her sleep. Shadows on shadows suggestions of shape under blanket and dark smart as dreaming quiet as bird calls watching … Continue reading

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Contrivances

I do not live and never will where tradition says I should – where the columbine and whippoorwill are images of all that’s good. When an old song mentions them it conjures up sound and smell. When the neighbors pick … Continue reading

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Silly Bible Song

  The Bible is mysterious awkwardly filled with badly behaved angels delerious prophets. Families and nations killed and cursed jewish boys slaying palestinian giants. The Bible is preposterous creation in a week old guys surviving for a thousand years. Infanticide, … Continue reading

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