Tag: Words

DEAD MAN’S TEETH

‘Sink or Swim?’ by Zoolon DEAD MAN’S TEETH You’ve got the jump on life for once You’ve got a head start just this time Victory can taste sweet If the victory’s not mine You were a rabbit in the headlights A lost soul out at sea Staring at the abyss Afraid of mystery There’s a

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SHE COULDN’T HELP HERSELF

‘Black Widow Marionette’ – Artwork by Johan Swanepoel All decent blokes support the feminists. However, in one society the masculists – is that a real word? – need a helping hand. You probably knew this already. In case you didn’t, ‘Black widow spiders are arachnids that are known for the females’ unique appearance and tendency

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THE CLOAK

‘In The Days Before Tomorrow’ I got a marketing brochure selling vitamins and an easier menopause in the post. I’ve no idea how they got my name and address. The thing was that on the front cover it said ‘START THE NEW YEAR ON THE RIGHT FOOT’. It wasn’t a lot of use to me,

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SNOWFLAKES AND FIRE

‘The Sea Puts on a Show For Free’ I was fighting with insomnia when I wrote this. Couldn’t sleep. It didn’t help that The Arsenal had lost to the Chavs in a game we deserved to win. It’s at times like these words choose themselves and I keep out of their way. The death toll

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 THE ROSE WITHOUT A THORN

‘Robin Hood & His Merry Self’ I wish I’d got the pic when Robin Hood was sat at my table feeding himself on the crumbs of my pain au raisin. The second he spotted my phone facing his way he was off. THE ROSE WITHOUT A THORN Never looking backwards, two steps forward, two steps

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THE SUN DON’T SHINE

‘A broken mirror left behind’ A couple of posts back I wrote some semi-lyrical words. I called them ‘The Secrets of the Blind’ I have been playing around with them hoping to get a new song together. I’m still playing around, adding a slightly different take on the evolution of the songs words and melody. If

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THE SECRETS OF THE BLIND

Sky and sea and you and me and tall ships left behind Echoes of the days before Planet Earth was undermined Those with blinkered eyes that see never change their mind They never think to take time out and ask the secrets of the blind I think this number, the title track from my album

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COUNT TO THREE

‘Calorific Tardis’ BAD ADVICE ‘to be adapted into a lyric’ You’ve got the motor; you’ve got the SatNav and a tank full But you’re still stuck on the inside looking out Blind faith, too blind and blinkered to realize The kick you get living with all that doubt There’s a doorway to Hell or is

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THE MOST POPULAR DOG IN TOWN

‘Alfie’s Back in Town’ Here’s Alfie the most popular dog – maybe the most popular living thing – in town. He’s just back on the scene after a short break recovering from an op to sort his leg out. Now he’s good to go all the old ladies are feeding him the treats they keep

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IN PRAISE OF SHADOWS

‘The Magic of Shadows Set Free’ Just a song, plus its lyrics, today. It’s called ‘In Praise of Shadows’ and it’s from my first album ‘Dream Rescuer’. I hope you enjoy. IN PRAISE OF SHADOWS This is a song for all the shadows Where the good and the bad both hide A safe haven for

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