Woe-Begotten Songs

When she thinks of him
 And the things he would do
 She gets confused
 About her repute And now they’re apart
 By a thousand miles
 She’s losing the lineament
 Of his smile But she holds on strong
 To how he would long
 And she writes it all down
 In her woe-begotten songs When he thinks […] Read more…
Dream

Dream

Did you sail as a ghost over green pasture dew through the mist on the hill on the breeze over my windowsill To interrupt my dream with words quaint serene ripples on the water arise the pure blue reflection of your eyes I’ll leave my window open to my dreams tonight Read more…

Man Who Was All Used Up

They’re tap, tap, tapping at the door they came to hear what you saw So, clean that puddle up off the floor and answer the door They’re here to shake the hand of the man who’s is all used up who’s is all used up They’re here to shake the hand of the man who’s […] Read more…
Zurich (Ideas)

Zurich (Ideas)

The tower clock in Zurich shows 9 AM I’m walking through Altstadt stained cathedral lights on my back I spent all day at the Kunsthaus Lost in time long gone – this insanity in oil and down the street the trains are running I’m heading north to Bonn Train crossing the Rhine Nothing here is […] Read more…

Walk Away

Let your mind wash away the day Let the day just pass away Gather all the things people throw away Start tomorrow you can wake up and pray I’ll never walk away Why don’t you tell me why you smile let’s reason about that a while With a line we’ll push away the pain you […] Read more…

Love as a child

Love as a child Is playing in the market square Through the hustle and bustle All you see is her long dark hair You chase her down the block And through the city streets When nighttime falls You’re on the corner of Accent and Felicity The Lovechild is roaming the city free Everyone can see […] Read more…

Woolgathering

Young Boy you can hide pull the covers over your eyes That’s fear Entering your mind the blinding fear can make you wild Now you feel like running now your off woolgathering Young man So many rules not really what you do That’s fear shaping your mind the blinding fear has made you wild now […] Read more…

All of a sudden

la la la when the moon shines bright you no longer can say goodbye la la la when the moon shines bright you can only say goodnight Read more…

The Boat

The bed, on Saturday, was like a skiff out at sea. The waves, on occasion, splashed over the starboard and would wildly rock the boat. Most of the night, it was a safe and gentle journey. It was when we left the boat, at the Port or Distractions, with the buzzing, popping and the interjected […] Read more…

Port of Distraction

On this dark night Your eyes like stars Give me direction We’re gathered here tonight At the Port of Distraction All on board All on board Let’s stick our hands into the cool, rushing river As if to make the water flow Let’s stick our heads under the cool, clear water As if to purify […] Read more…
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