Tag Archives: Lyrics

La pistola y el corazón

The moon tells me one thing, / the stars tell me another, / and the light of day sings me / this sad, sad song Continue reading

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Far-away love on the beach

Inspire Me Thursday‘s invitation for “beach” contributions reminded me of a song by John Cale. I tried to find it on Youtube, but it’s not there. So the lyrics will have to do, which is a shame … it’s a … Continue reading

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Kindness

One Single Impression‘s invitation this time around is for ‘kindness’ – when I read that and the quotes from Kikaku and Basho, I had no idea what I could contribute. It took looking at whypaisley’s post to arrive at an … Continue reading

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Take a Message to Mary

Posted in response to Totally Optional Prompts‘ request for poems inspired by the ‘Send a Message’ prompt. When I read the prompt, I immediately thought of this song in the version I know – by Bob Dylan. It is on … Continue reading

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One cool remove

Watch and hear Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter perform this beautifully simple song by Greg Brown: One Cool Remove One cool remove One cool remove And forever let me stay One cool remove away One cool remove One cool … Continue reading

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Way to blue

I’m throwing in Nick Drake’s Way to Blue here to introduce the lyrics to Lucinda Williams’ Blue – but this might not be all that far-fetched considering that she recorded one of his songs way back when (Which Will on … Continue reading

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What’s it like on Love Street?

She lives on Love Street Lingers long on Love Street She has a house and garden I would like to see what happens She has robes and She has monkeys Lazy diamond-studded flunkies She has wisdom and Knows what to … Continue reading

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