Sunday, April 20, 2014

So weak, so strong







So weak so strong, nothing's forever in her universe 
Bringing comfort, bringing pain, so weak so strong 







So weak so strong, turning mountains into seas of dust 
Finding courage when all hope is lost, so weak so strong 







Men have died from half the pain she endures everyday 
Many times I've seen her spirit fade away only to rise again 










So weak so strong, there's only one of her in the universe 
Bringing darkness, bringing light, so weak so strong 









Men have died from half the pain she endures everyday 
Many times I've seen her spirit fade away only to rise again 








So weak so strong, she's never really what she seems to be 
But life without her seems so bleak, so weak so strong

Gov't Mule

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Restless







Well, I'm all restless but I don't care
You don't like me much, well, me neither
You go read my mind like some kind of God
You live, let's have you trippin' on the same one you lost

And you
Are on me
I'm in you
You're on me







Got this sinking feeling I sank with the tulip
There ain't no habit that I would not defend
Let's come back, well, I don't resend
And I'm broken house, break you, you on the mend

When you
You're on me







Those who pay will just pay it again
It's ever beginning, that's a duel to the end
Let's rip me from the breakage and solvents
Taking over, I'll just take what you got

When you
You're on me
I'm in you
You're on me
You're the truth
I do believe
I'm in you
You're on me
Easy










Gonna follow the light to the love
Gonna follow, gonna follow
Gonna follow the light to the love







Well, I've gone restless, well, I don't care
I got fifteen bucks of savoir faire
You wanna step in my way to step it again
I never break it, I just bend it and I resend

And you
You're on me
I'm in you
You're on me






Gonna follow the light to the love
Gonna follow the light to the love
Gonna follow, gonna follow
Follow the light to the love

And you

UNKLE

Friday, April 18, 2014

Way To Blue






Don’t you have a word to show what may be done
Have you never heard a way to find the sun
Tell me all that you may know
Show me what you have to show
Won’t you come and say
If you know the way to blue





Have you seen the land living by the breeze
Can you understand a light among the trees
Tell me all that you may know
Show me what you have to show
Tell us all today 
If you know the way to blue?






Look through time and find your rhyme
Tell us what you find
We will wait 
At your gate
Hoping like the blind






Can you now recall all that you have known
Will you never fall
When the light has flown
Tell me all that you may know
Show me what you have to show
Won’t you come and say
If you know the way to blue?

Nick Drake

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Secret To The End









Oh when I look at you
I'm probably the same way too
I got a feeling that it's coming soon
Could this be the end






When I look around this room
There must be something I can do
Can I convince you that it isn't true
We've come to the end







Did I disappoint you
I wanted to believe it's true
Oh the book of love was not enough
To see us through
The problem
Should have been you (Should have been you)
Should have been you (Could have been you)
Should have been you (Would have been you)
(Should have been you, Would have been you)





If it hadn't been me
(Would have been you, Could have been you)
Should have been you (Should have been you)
Should have been you (Would have been you)
(Should have been you)
If it hadnt been me






It seems so obvious to you
You're feeling what I am feeling too
The final chapter in the contract expires soon
We've come to the end





Thank God I'm not the same as you
You always know exactly what to do
It's who I am, it's not for you
We've come to the end






Did I disappoint you
I wanted to believe it's true
The book of love was not enough
To see us through
The problem
Should have been you (Should have been you)
Should have been you (Could have been you)
Should have been you (Would have been you)
(Should have been you, Could have been you)






If it hadn't been me
(Would have been you, Could have been you)
Should have been you (Should have been you)
Should have been you (Would have been you)






(Should have been you)
If it hadn't been me

Depeche Mode

Monday, April 14, 2014

Twice







Twice I turn my back on you
I fell flat on my face but didn't loose
Tell me where would I go
Tell me what led you on I'd love to know







Was it the blue night
Gone fragile
Was it both men
In wonder steady gone under
Was it the light ways
So frightening
Was it two wills
One mirror holding us dearer now







Thought I had an answer once
But your random ways swept me along
Colossal signs so I got lost
With so many lovers singing soft








Was it the blue night
Gone fragile
Was it both men
In wonder steady gone under
Was it the light ways
So frightening
Was it two wills
One mirror holding us dearer now

Little Dragon

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Mostly Sitting Haiku I








Mountain wind slow as breath, 
mist drifts over pine—
I've sat twenty days on this same pillow!









Meditation hall silent
bird slammed into window
sat brooding half an hour
Saw Buddha then.








Use breath as Manjusri
Sword instantly cutting
down thought after thought
heaviness of sleep dream
fantasy, breath after breath
outward






"Good at the beginning . . ." 
tears roll down
my palsied right cheek.








"You're not going to get your money back"
Everybody laughing—
"Any questions?"









Sunlight mixed with dust
rises behind a truck
on the dirt road.








Rows of sitting heads—
blue windows, car
parked silent on grass.


Allen Ginsberg

Friday, April 11, 2014

Strange Weather





Will you take me across the Channel,
London Bridge is falling down.
Strange a woman tries to save
What a man will try to drown.
And he's the rain that they predicted,






Its the forecast every time.
The rose has died because you picked it
And I believe that brandy's mine.






And all over the world
Strangers
Talk only about the weather.
All over the world
It's the same
It's the same







The world is getting flatter,
The sky is falling all around.
And nothing is the matter
For I never cry in town.
And a love like ours, my dear,





Is best measured when its down.
And I never buy umbrellas,
For there's always one around.







And all over the world Strangers
Talk only about the weather.
All over the world It's the same
It's the same
It's the same.








And you know that its beginning,
And you know that its the end
When once again we are strangers
And the fog comes rolling in.






And all over the world
Strangers
Talk only about the weather.
All over the world
It's the same
It's the same

Tom Waits

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bloodstain







They say if you took it all away
This love would fall apart
I say, no way
You don't know the size of my heart










Vicious, suspicious
It doesn't matter what I say
Users and losers
There's nothing here to make me stay








Bloodstain on a blue vein
Take it with no shame
Love tracks on a loose train
Bloodstain









No gain with no pain
My scars are deeper than you think
Tie me, try me
One more time before I sink








Big lies, big times
This love is not what we're about
It's too late and I'm too straight
It's time to blow this fire out







Bloodstain on a blue vein
Take it with no shame
Love tracks on a loose train
Bloodstain on a blue vein









Take me softly
I'm going crazy for your touch

Bloodstain on a blue vein
Take it with no shame






I'm alone
And dissatisfied
And someone else is alone
And dissatisfied

You are alone?


UNKLE