Wonderful Thing

I got lucky I thought that it would never happen to me Things I said would never happen have happened to me Things I thought were meant for better men than I Can’t you see I’m just lucky as, lucky as a man can be Now I’ve got it, I’ve got to leave it all behind Now I’ve done it, …

Bessie’s Secret

Bessie’s got a secret in her room Just a little something that the sea air makes her do Just a thing that lover’s do She looks just like another Lady Muck But underneath she’s happy Because she just don’t give a fuck Now the sea don’t look so blue Living off just oxygen Feeding on the residue Memories of a …

Yesterday’s News

How can I be strong when you’re tearing down the walls that support me ? How can I move on when you’re closing all the doors that confront me ? How can I contest when I’m such a bloody mess ? But there’s something that you missed, so just ask yourself this… How come you’re so amused when you say …

The Suspect List

We’ve got a situation We’ve got a mad old fish He’s got a wild imagination He’s got a suspect list He’ll treat you with hospitality Then analyse the way that you sip your tea And before you know it you’re down on the suspect list He send an invitation with an RSVP I sent my note of acceptance I signed …

Fabricated Loony Commune

The grass don’t grow and the kids don’t smoke in this town The dogs don’t mate and the hens don’t lay in this town There’s a virus i​n the house and I don’t know of a soul that’s immune I don’t know what to do in a fabricated loony commune Oooh this town ain’t big enough for 25,000,000 of us …

Strange Kind of Fiction

She settles down in the bedroom She lives her life through a book It’s taken years to accomplish this Now she’s too happy to fumble But he’s a gentleman of leisure And he’s got his share of reading pleasure What kind of fiction are we writing here ? What kind of life is this scene ? She likes her books …

Run While You’ve Still Got Your Legs

When the world and his wife and his mother-in-law Are hanging around at the front of your door And all that protects you is more than the job can afford There’s always the gate at the back of the house Swinging as if to say Don’t make me beg Cos I’m open for business, so run while you’ve still got …

Northern Casanova

Seems like I’ve gone too far On the back seat of your car Just as the seats were getting warm You lit that cigarette and pushed me out the door Darling is it over so soon ? I never even showed you my northern casanova Buy I’m sure you’ll have to kill me if I do Seems like I’m out …

Wishbone

I’ve found a wishbone It could be anything Now it’s found a new home Yes this changes everything Yesterday I was the kind of person your mother enjoyed But now I’m just a freak you cross the street to avoid Oh my luck ran out today. OK? Well you’re looking at the scratches and checking the stains But it’s just …

Golden Gun

Send in the clowns Cos I need to feel better I just fell down when I opened the letter Why does it have to be this way Up and down and every other way Something in my personality Isn’t quite what it’s meant to be I’m freaking out at triviality As welcome as a golden gun to the head I’m …

A Friend for Life

Well I talk to the animals day after day and together we figure it out yeah we meet by the bramble bush down by the stream and discuss their concerns and their doubts Well I don’t know what I’m looking for but it sure don’t have two legs This is no sad sorry metaphor This is no sad soft pretence …

Rational Behaviour

Oh this is crap, I’ve heard it all before That’s what you said as you clearly through my records on the floor And all I could think of to say Was don’t judge a book my its cover or some other dull cliché I showed you paintings by Escher You laughed and said you could do better I’m so glad …