...And Nobody Cares
...and nobody cares,
Because why? and what for?
And the nobodies sleep on the parishon' floor.
And they ask 'but why me? '... more »
And It Was The Beginning Of A Long And Beautiful Friendship
We met - strangers - one day in the same old room
We'd always haunted
We dove right in, I guess - we two
Told each other all we knew about ourselves... more »
April 18 1955
No this was different.
I didn't even know.... more »
Why are you so perfect?
Wherefore are your fanciful words,
And coloured allusions springing from?
On which cloud do your metaphors float with such grace,... more »
Come On! Come On!
Come on! Come on!
Why can't you see?
The growing sense of urgency,
Says 'Celebrate!... more »
Death And An Angel Embraced Each Other In The Hotel Lobby
Death and an angel embraced each other in the hotel lobby,
As I, startled, fumbled vaguely towards the chain of payphones.
They trembled far and wide and stared through designer shades
that covered their pupils (miles high) ,... more »
PC, PC, SVP!
Follow the words to the Sargasso Sea,
The Cubs! Hooray!... more »
Fly By High Your Noon
Fly by high your noon, yes,
For tray be told float down.
Hold up silvery moon, yes,
For never a smile did frown.... more »
Forward Time! Steady Drummer
Forward Time! steady drummer,
Never stop and never rest.
Surrender spring, relinquish summer,
At your worst and at your best.... more »
Golden apple in the sky,
Look at me as I go by,... more »
I Am No Prophet, Nothing Special
I am no prophet, nothing special,
I do not even believe in your Chemical Kingdom!
But I am certain, fairly certain, Mr. Marley would hate you too,
Were he here (oh irony of ironies!) to see the fear,... more »
I Am Silent, Nervous, Hiding
I am silent, nervous, hiding,
Barely daring breathing loud.
I am desperate, stupid, stumbling,
I know crying's not allowed.... more »
Maybe it is true: we all hate home,
I know at times I've hated life here.... more »
Tis not so bad, I suppose,
If one's exile is self imposed
This selfness does not seem to me... more »
Maybe A Butterfly
No one knows just when it becomes,
Maybe a butterfly. But
when it does become -
We know.... more »
I know I love you when we walk
And I am so awkward
And I am so gone - I swear I am... more »
Meditative tonight, we hit the buttons with the comings and goings of our generation
And they hit us back – rightly so
The sad strange flip or fish slap to the face
Of our father’s father’s father’s well-laced boots... more »
Show Me Up Your Savoury Ways
Show me up your savoury ways,
Your unkempt hair to match your smile –
Allow me to (if I may) revel in the swirling diatribes of your tongue,
Candy-coated, pink, and made yet entirely of nothingness... more »
What sweet motivations move in your mind,
And call you to rest and to sleep - yet dream not?
What god-like demon of fate most divine,
Has changed you in ways we never had thought?... more »
If you, being the moon, shone half as bright,
During your ghostly, nighttime vigilance,
It would not impede, nor impair mine sight,
In truth 'twould hardly make a difference.... more »
Forgive me, faith, I know not what I say,
For I scorn thee when all you do is try;
I'd forgive, faith, should you lead me astray,
And sit still as the stars fall from the sky.... more »
Sumer Is Icumen En
Summer breeze soft, gently, soft,
Under the cool green shade,
Near the dabbling, babbling brook,
Still up, up in the glade.... more »
You smiled at me,
Because maybe, you thought,
That I was someone else;
Or maybe you're just,... more »
Oh great Fire! Oh great Flame!
Oh great Arrow, take your aim!
Oh Shambhala, kingdom come!
Don't forget where you are from!... more »
Upon Seeing You Again After A Week All Alone And To Myself
Upon seeing you again after a week all alone and to myself,
I am once again struck by your youness,
The all encompassing Sparkle and Wit of your mind.... more »