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« on: September 25, 2018, 08:32:25 am »

 Seventeen
reisa gerber

When I was sweet and low sixteen
I met a man named doctor strangelove
I did my hair
I cut my nails
He stole away my time
We started out as strangers
But we ended up as l.u.v.v.e.r.s.
"Check it out" the program
Of our favorite broadway show
We went for sweet expresso
We split a dozen donuts
Sharing time in crowds of plenty
Greenwich Village and colored lights
Our family time we cut to nothing
Sitting cold and frail,
Deaf and dumb and curing blindness
Signing off in braille
It really all was relative
All the love we had to give
Out in California where the midnight moon was three AM
But we understood each other
Our sisters and "they're crabby" brothers
And we promised if we made it
They could come and blubber
We promised if we made it
They could come and cry
When I was sweet and low sixteen
I met a man named doctor strangelove
...I did my hair
I did my nails...
He stole away my time..
Chorus:
Sliding on in to Easy Street
Life can be hard in a heartbeat,
Telling you WHAT you have to feel
Tell you what you have to do
All I know is down
You're splitting with my blues
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The Mush Room

They took away her toys and they said they'd make her pay
Like a cat without her claws who got into the apple sauce
But everyone and his friend "jo"
Turned her down told her where to go
And she paid the cover without a lover
And then she got into legal trouble
They said "She treated us so awful"
Like it wasn't hot in Istanbul
Like it wasn't hot in Pakistan or India or Canada
And they said she had a secret way to cast a spell like a Salem witch
Then she drove a car to Mexico and put it in a ditch
And then she'd smile and laugh and jest
She certainly was quite a pest
And then they said "goodbye" and wished her all the "Love and Happiness"
But everyone has troubles getting it together
Like a pea in a pod or a prayer to God or two birds on a feather
And those who could help her shoot straight from the hip
Without so much as checking a list
COULD NOT BE FOUND to care and support
Instead they shot her down and made good sport
But it wasn't like she belonged in the pen
As to where she committed a crime and when
But they shut her up and ignored HER STUFF
And  turned her stuff into chocolate
And those debts she had made her feel so bad
She had her mom but she lost her dad
And the lemon and vanilla icing caking in the snow?
Because in the end,  man,
"who you know", is not necessarily the way to go
The way to go without bearing arms
The way to go with peace and karma
 I said,
"Come join the crowd at "The Mush Room", mance
Where those who want to, get up ☝and dance!"
Alright!


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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2018, 07:08:51 pm »

Racketeer, will this site let you or can you share a picture of this work?
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