For a place that I’ve heard on the radio never sleeps :: songs and prose

“I’ll get a job in a bar, you could be a waitress, and serve cheap cigars, to fat mustachy old men in suits, you’ll look cute.” I wish that I had the spirit and clarity that you seem to be dangling out to me from threadbare sweaters and well-labeled suit jackets. I am the one…

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The 90’s :: You still look pretty

“I’m trying not to move, it’s just your ghost passing through, I said I’m trying not to move, it’s just your ghost passing through, it’s just your ghost passing through.” History lesson:  Putting the Damage On is a ballad featured as the 17th track on Tori Amos’ 1996 album, Boys For Pele. The song may have been initially considered as a single for the…

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I reached out to the one I tried to destroy :: songs and poetry

Blood Stains and Ear Marked Words (by me) Five filled up composition books and still it all remains a hazy mess of a dream, the reality stings when she glances backwards, peeling back layers of nonsense and verse, the trappings of once falling in love with a writer, as a writer. She knows better than…

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She said what would you do if you were me :: songs and poetry

Keep Art Alive :: “Country Western Star” :: Art by Kelly Haigh Swollen Lips, Hips and Daffodils (by me) She was seventeen when she left home. One backpack was all she took. She carried with her a tee shirt, five cassette tapes, a book of poetry, her camera. She didn’t have much money, but she…

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Falling under your spell :: video of the day

Re-Offender :: Travis “Cause you say you love me, and then you do it again, you do it again. And you say you’re sorry, and then you do it again, you do it again.”

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We’re just ordinary people, you and me :: song of the day

“You and I were two old and tortured souls, repaired by a love of broken things, in a life, just some bodies growing old; no fear of the end, of anything. We’re just ordinary people, you and me, time will turn us into statues, eventually.” Sometimes I stumble upon a song that has been sitting,…

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We All Love Looking Down :: A Playlist

  We All Love Looking Down :: Two Days Away :: A Playlist Listen here on Spotify Part of the Process :: Morcheeba Stronger Than Me :: Connie Britton The Only Thing Real :: Callaghan Beautiful Freak :: Eels Disco 2000 :: Pulp Second Hand News :: Fleetwood Mac Black Star :: Radiohead Rio ::…

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