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Providence 84

You see, and look right on by,
Cause I'm not there to you;
You don't have to see me,
Cause I'm not in your world;

Lock your doors, Cross the street,
When you see me coming;
You better hit your feet,
When you see me running,

Cause you don't understand,
I'm just another man -- Unfamiliar;
Not following rules;
This is what they warned you about
When you went to school;

When you see me running,
When you see me running;

You see and look right on by,
Cause I'm not there to you;
You don't have to see me.
Cause I'm not in your world;

Lock your doors, Cross the street,
When you see me coming;
You better hit your feet
When you see me runnin',

Cause you don't understand,
I'm just another man;
When you see me runnin' ,
When you see me runnin'.

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Little by Slow

Little by Slow

In turn we fall, we fly, we fail. The sun burns wisdom on the dragons tail.
The street never sleeps, neither do i. Little by slow we live or we die.
Dragon bone dust...deaths warm smile. My days pass by like an endless mile.
Monteca, milagro, siempre, por que? The devil, a miracle, always, why? Little by slow we live or we die. The street never sleeps, neither do i.
In turn we fall, we fly, we try. Little by slow we live or we die.

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Box Cat Bones

Doin' the big old boxcat bones,
Shufflin' the ash, down on the coast;
Never look back, as long as you're loose;
No time to blow, when you're cutting the caboose.

Send a square cat, down for his dues,
He never come back, they never found his shoes;
Don't you look back, as long as you're loose,
And don't you know, they never found out who's

Down doin' the mean old big boxcat blues,
Don't count on it, or you'll learn to lose;
Tell it to me straight now, we may only have this once,
I'll keep it from my lips, until the morning comes.

We'll let the morning bring on the day
What will come, will come to be;
Never stop a boat from docking at the pier,
Never keep a ship from reaching to the sea.

Down on the wharf, late last night,
Doin' the big old boxcat bones;
Shufflin' down the boardwalk,
Lookin' for a light.

Doin' the big old boxcat bones,
Shufflin' the ash, down on the coast;
Never look back, as long as you're loose,
No time to blow, when you're cutting the caboo'.

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pai yow! pizza good feeling

pai yow!
pizza good
feeling fat bad
better to be on this side of the fence you know
6/22/69
1/24 or is it 25/71 nice and mellow then BAYOOM
the cut in GL leaves one yet smiling
the groove is found
my soul dances around

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the time arrives bills to

the time arrives
bills to pay
moral debts
carbon based ones too
greenbacks become wallpaper
how did it happen twice?
the next one has some work to do
god help us all.

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Song for Stacy

All night, in the rain;
Ridin' on the Glenwood train,
--Give me back my angel;
Couldn't stand the pain;
So I left my life behind,
--Give me back my angel;

I met her in 1849, on a corner
In Phil-adelphia, P. A.;
It wasn't very long, before
She worked her ways on me,
And stole my heart away;
--Give me back my angel;

All night in the rain
Ridin' on the Glenwood train,
--Give me back my angel;
Couldn't stand the pain,
So I left my life behind,
--Give me back my angel;

When it began to snow,
Well she said she had to go,
And don't you be a stranger;
Just then the wheels left the road,
I cried 'Look out below',
--Give me back my angel;

All night in the rain
Ridin' on the Glenwood train,
--Give me back my angel;
Couldn't stand the pain
So I left my life behind
--Give me back my angel
--Give me back my angel.

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It's the Fool

When I went to school, they told me the rules,
But now that I'm through, I ask, who's the fool?
I used to believe, that the world was free,
But now I've learned, it's the fool, who gets burned.

For there's a machine we call reality,
The knots that tie, in the end, make you die
And history proves, that the rich, with their greed,
Just use the rest of us, to fuel their evil need.

When I went to school, they told me the rules,
Now that I'm through, I ask, who's the fool?
I used to believe that the world was free,
But now I've learned that it's the fool, who gets burned.

Some seek their freedom in the rocks and the trees
But in the end, most let the fear win;
So, now what do we do, so ordinary,
Just wait for the end, to do us in again?

Why not look for a way, to make it work today,
It doesn't work for anyone, until it works for us all.

When I went to school, they told me the rules,
But now that I'm through, I ask who's the fool?
I used to believe that the world was free
But now I've learned, it's the fool, who gets burned,
But now I've learned, it's the fool, who gets burned.

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my, oh, my

Sunset paints a blazing sky
Summer yawns and says good-bye
Seashore washed by suds and foam
May the four winds blow you home

Dark star hiding, in the sky
The morning dew begins to cry
Got two good eyes but still don't see
There ain't no place I'd rather be

Imagine dancing on the moon
Did you remember your ballon?
While sunshine day-dreams sing to you
From that shining ball of blue

Lost now on the country miles
Nothin' left to do but smile
It sure has been a wild ride
Wave your flag and wave it high

9/21/08 Happy Autumn to all

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Walkin' On Water

I'm not worried about
Walkin' on water,
I'm still trying to
Stand on ice;
A little dirt can
Go a long long way;
If we're only
Being nice.

I do wish we could find our way
From darkness into light
Until then, this is me thanking you
For what you've done That's right.

So I'm not worried about
Walkin' on water
I'm still trying to
Stand on ice;
Our little earth
Can go a long long way,
If we're only
Being nice.

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Circles Spinning

Standing alone now
Shadows come over the snow,
Smoke from the chimney
Lights from below.

Learning the hard way
That what's fair is fair,
Running back over
But you're over there.

Circles spinning
Shadows come over the moon
Dolphins swimming
To a past, come way too soon.

Mountains moving
Sparkles aglow in your hair,
I remember
It was right over there.

Circles spinning
Shadows out over the snow,
Planets aligning
Into the place that we both know;

Circles spinning
Shadows come over the moon,
Spirit's ready now
Not a moment too soon;

Mountains moving
Sparkles aglow in your hair
I remember it was right over there,
I remember;
It was right,
Over there.

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