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Poems and Lyrics: sorted by date

Dryad I sing your name/In counterpoint 4/28/21
It Was Raining I took some words I wrote in 11/04 and made them into a song 4/20/21
Expression A result of oddly cruel fictions - and even crueler facts 3/13/21
Royalty, Democracy, and Socialism The absurdity of inheritance, all wrapped up in two sentences 3/7/21
Make It Stop Just trying to make it all stop. 3/7/21
Private Plains Ape -
part number three
Another take on our sameness and differences 3/4/21
and Art A poem about art and barnacles. And stuff. 2/26/21
Lives' Lines A poem about lines, one would assume. And lives. 2/15/21
Private Plains Ape A song about how we survive and function in groups 2/10/21
Private Plains Ape - version one point one A six-page expurgation about learning and coercive socialization 2/9/21
Islands (A song about) coming back to Earth 1/31/21
Blackout I don't know what this (song) - or any of this - is. 1/26/21
cold still waiting A words and music thing 1/20/21
Born Wrong Another shard of pottery 1/8/21
Tourists of Terror Basic vanilla in crisis: a poetry 1/8/21
Nothing to Heal A song - a waltz macabre 1/8/21
Sunflakes A musical treatsicle 12/21/20
Stilled Life A poem 12/12/20
Strung Out A song about love and beauty. Or drugs. 12/8/20
(Climbing) Gravity's Well A song about freedom and space 12/2/20
Liberty A poem about freedom and time 11/24/20
When She's Gone A song about the mysteries of love 11/18/20
A Quiet Room A poem inspired by a friend's drawings 11/17/20
Bad Weekend (3:16) A song about a long lost weekend 11/16/20
Clouds A poem 11/8/20
Citrus A song, now, about waste 11/8/20
What You Got A sinuous song of the night 11/8/20
Too Many A reflection on pandemia 10/19/20
The Rose A poem about gardening 10/10/20
death (is a theme) A poem about life 9/25/20
Discarded Yet another poem about memories? 9/8/20
Another Life Time Another poem about memories 4/20/20
A Life Time A poem about memories 4/20/20
When This Is Over A plague-inspired song 4/11/20
Alien and Yet A poem about space 3/14/20
I Was Five Once A poem about the illusions of age 1/15/20
Wet July This month's heat-stroked pastorale 7/21/18
Overture (Fever Dream) The opening for Lost and Found 6/28/18
June Nights I guess it's this month's pastorale 6/10/18
Becomes A poem about growing closer 6/10/18
Closer (To the New) ...than the old - another damn song 5/27/18
Beauty (Is) ... timeless and nameless. A song. 5/21/18
May Flowers This month's pastorale 5/10/18
Missing A poem about a huge loss 5/8/18
Steam Dreams A poem about the future 5/6/18
Adaptation (Scarborough Fair) A traditional folk song with a 'human' touch 4/27/18
Virtue A poem about addiction 4/22/18
Photograph (Good-bye) A song about parting 4/19/18
Cold April A sequel of sorts to March Snow 4/10/18
To My Friend A little something I wrote for a friend 4/2/18
Needles (Go Away) A painful moment set in verse 3/19/18
March Snow A poem set in late winter 3/11/18
(You're Not Here) To Forgive A song about a shift in perspective 3/9/18
(In the Theater) Tonight A light-hearted song 3/9/18
Love A poem about healing and growth 3/5/18
Demons & Darkness There's a fine line between troubles and trouble 2/28/18
Invitation A poem about first meeting 2/26/18
Fortifications (Letter to Myself) A song for healing 2/22/18
A Box in the Attic A sad poem about losing part of one's life 12/20/17
Tomorrow Hope is always the last to die 12/17/17
These Are the Ways There were many tender moments, of course 12/10/17
Jagged Depression A report on an experience I had a day or two before 12/7/17
I Go Back and Remember Another one from the eye of the storm (2:50 AM) 12/6/17
Lighthouse (You Will Find Your Way) Another (song) from the eye of the storm (2:40 AM) 12/6/17
Lighthouse (original version) Another poem from the eye of the storm (2:40 AM) 12/6/17
(Out of) Focus A poem from the eye of the storm (2:25 AM) 12/6/17
Winter (Lost You Two) A song that developed out of Lost You To 8/25/17
Winter (Lost You To) A song about fearing a terrible loss - and losing 8/25/17
Dinosaur I made a song from these dreams in April 2021 11/29/04
Stupid Global Village song about perspective from 'Ruins' 9/23/04
Homeland as if the world needs more sixties peace stuff 3/21/04
peace ...I'm tired of writing about war 1/8/04
time3 a little relativistic contrast 11/28/03
love22 a little discursion on what love is 11/27/03
meaning so, um, what was happening in your life? 11/16/03
dream3 a strange snippet I woke with 11/6/03
fear the only thing to fear is... 11/4/03
wake one last look before the worms have their way 10/16/03
america9 GWB has depleted my freedom and serotonin 9/25/03
autumn a little happy seasonal relief 9/6/03
hell lightly treading the extremes of creation 8/27/03
days dark depressing little ones, indeed 8/25/03
humor life with and without laughter 8/25/03
life1 imaginary little literary scavenger hunt 8/19/03
scars letting the past drown the present 8/16/03
hope just a glimmer in the shadows 8/15/03
gods_and_monsters time to regroup and start over? 8/13/03
wind is the wind an animal? 8/10/03
war3 another one of those poems about war 8/05/03
darkness a formless echo from the abyss 1/30/03
75/25 a simple issue of focus 1/22/03
profile eh, what kind of person would you like to meet? 1/21/03
prometheus a harsh and tragic outburst of ego 1/21/03
stay stay with me in the twinkle of my eye 1/19/03
words a little diddly about language and minds 1/19/03
not_alone reversal of fortune can be a good thing 1/19/03
trust an instrumental from 'Ruins' that I made up words for 12/11/02
time does every poem need a short description? 11/24/02
you a little love-type poem 8/21/02
night a poem inspired by a star 8/15/02
waves a poem about healing 7/15/02
ghosts2 adapted to the second person from 6/29/00 7/10/02
eukaryotic an odd little poem 6/8/02
touch_me a poem, probably part of a suite 4/20/02
wgbh copy of Mai Cramer tribute note 4/9/02
Good Love an old fashioned blues from 'Ruins' 3/8/02
drugs they're bad, don't use them, unless... 12/27/01
choke not a pretty sight 11/6/01
peace1 give it a chance 10/22/01
waiting waiting for results: a poem about love and death 10/19/01
war I could stop writing these, yes, I would like that... 10/8/01
miss_you another little poem... 9/3/01
drainstorm :"drainstorm, dreamstürm, gauche-mière": 8/18/01
double_dare a poem about life's challenges 7/19/01
breathe just another love poem 7/14/01
sex a sweaty little suffering 7/7/01
butterfly a poem from a naked heart 6/18/01
crash a poem... 3/13/01
kisses a little poem 7/31/00
silence a sad little poem 7/16/00
areyou a little poem for those you do not know yet 7/8/00
Are You Ready? a poem about sex, I suppose 7/6/00
Ghosts some midnight madnesses 6/29/00
New England a poem based on a vision from last fall 6/29/00
Promised Land a fairly harsh poem 6/26/00
Sleep a poem 6/26/00
fear2 a short, sweet romantic poem 6/20/00
breeze A poem about a love lost 4/19/00
escape a spoken word piece about words 4/6/00
questions a poem - based on the intro to hunger 1 & 4/00
stillborn a short but powerful prose poem 1/9/00
unbelief a little poem about the sentimentalisation of war 1/9/00
alibi a furtive little poem 11/30/99
revolution a few riffs on a phrase or two from poverty1 11/26/99
mirrors a poem - a reflection, of course 11/16/99
massacre metal detectors in schools??? 4/26/99
Somebody Else's Well a song about infidelity from 'Ruins' 7/7/98
You Must Be Crazy a song about habit from 'Ruins' June 98
I Stand Alone a song about loss from 'Ruins' 6/7/98
Moonlight a song about loss 6/5/98
Believe a song about faith from 'Ruins' 5/6/98
little_girl a poem 9/5/97
Nobody Knows a song about neurotic fixation 9/2/97
Visitors my houseguests 9/1/97
Northern Eyes a song about war 7/9/97
Lover's Waltz a song about loss 5/5/97
Choices a song about freedom from 'Ruins' 1/28/97
icicle a bleak, cold little poem 1/11/97
Impressions of a Sunset a song about loss from 'Ruins' 9/12/96
Lived In a small poem about the passage of time 7/8/96
Shambles a song about - who knows what - from 'Ruins' June 96
happy an odd little poem - are you happy? 12/10/95
Exit Wound a song about life and death from 'Ruins' Sept. 95
Jealousy a song (formerly She Only Dances) 8/25/95
Lemonfishbutter a song about requited lust from 'Ruins' 12/29/94
Hunger a song about food from 'Ruins' 2/10/94
grey a poem to wash over you (unknown)
we_have_won a poem about war and glory (unknown)
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