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The Moment Slipped Away (lyrics) – by Christine Lavin

She’s a famous actress on movies and TV.I recognize her as we climb the stairs of the IRT.We cross the street together, moving up Broadway.I’m trying to come up with something clever I can sayAbout how I love her work … Continue reading

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I’m Not Quite Over You (lyrics) – by Cliff Eberhardt

Everything seems in order.Everything seems to be fine.I still get it done,But sometimes I have to try. I am watching my footstepsTaking myself down the street.Everything is an effort.Everything feels incomplete… Did you ever notice little things about me?Now you … Continue reading

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My Hidden Genius (lyrics) – by Christopher Smith

He’s locked down in his hole under the stairs,Breathing the stale subterranean air.Where the spiders are cranky and the silverfish eatAll my skritchy scratch paper. That’s where I keep my hidden genius.   My hidden genius. He’s starved for attention. … Continue reading

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Mated (lyrics) – by Todd Rundgren

Everyone asks, Are we some kind of lovers?Everyone asks what you’re doing with me.I know this is not what they want…They’re afraid you’ve been blinded.But I already know how it’s going to be…If anyone should ask, say we’re Mated.For as … Continue reading

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That Kind Of Love (lyrics) – by Pierce Pettis

Can’t be bought or sold or faked…   That kind of Love.It always gives itself away,   That kind of Love.Wiser than the wisest sage,   It’s innocence makes me ashamed,‘Til I’m not sure I can take   That kind of Love. Pride and … Continue reading

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The Last Time It Mattered (lyrics) – by Dee Carstensen

I waited in the car outside the airport, as she ran in to get him.I could see them through the glass.The plane arrived on time. The man’s on time, His life runs just like clockwork, but his face is just … Continue reading

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Idlewild (lyrics) by Gretchen Peters

They’re in the front seat. He’s got the radio lowAnd the moon hangs over Idlewild as the planes touch down.He is talking, but she’s not listening…She is thinking of her father, who died when she was young.I’m in the back … Continue reading

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Seven Shades of Blue (lyrics) by Beth Nielsen Chapman

I wanna hold you now and listen to you breathe.It’s like the ocean’s sound, whispering through the trees.In the hollow of your shoulder, there’s a tidepool of my tears.Where the waves came crashing overAnd the shoreline disappeared.Oh, baby, close your eyes. Fly back there … Continue reading

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Farthest Shore (lyrics) by David Wilcox

We were there in the woods, by the water.We left our packs up against that willow tree.We dove right in, keeping just what we were born with,Our Memories, our Knowledge and our Dreams.As I swam away from our possessions,I imagined … Continue reading

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The Wall of Death (lyrics) by Richard Thompson

Let me ride on the wall of death one more time.Let me ride on the wall of death one more time.You can waste your time on the other rides,but this is the nearest to being alive.Let me take my chances … Continue reading

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