Category Archives: Lyrics

Words for Julia

You can’t go back because life is pushing you ahead like an unending howl. You’ll feel caged, you’ll feel lost and alone, perhaps wishing you’d never been born. But always remember what I wrote one day thinking of you as … Continue reading

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Ruminations about current trends in love I

L’amour ne peut plus voyager Il a perdu son messager – Georges Moustaki Is there less love now than there used to be? Perhaps the messengers have indeed died off, as in chemical reactions where two need to react but … Continue reading

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Aisha

As if I didn’t exist at all She passed by me Without a glance, Queen of Sheba I said, Aisha, take it, it’s all yours Take it all – the pearls, the jewelry The gold around your neck The fruits, … Continue reading

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with the promise of a man

Harvest Did I see you down in a young girl’s town with your mother in so much pain? I was almost there at the top of the stairs with her screamin’ in the rain. Did she wake you up to … Continue reading

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Cocoon, ca. 1975

… and then we’d fall asleep, face to face / and tightly embraced on my bed, / to the story of Suzanne … Continue reading

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I wanna be your light

I wanna be your light
Let me be your light, I’ll light your way
Across the milky way
I wanna be your star,
Let me be your star, I’ll light your way
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Running on empty

Running on, running on empty
Running on, running blind
Running on, running into the sun
But I’m running behind Continue reading

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