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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3100 on: January 08, 2020, 11:07:39 PM »
I was walking by the graveyard, late last Friday night,
I heard somebody yelling, it sounded like a fight.
It was just a drunken hobo dancing circles in the night,
Pouring whiskey on the headstones in the blue moonlight.
So often have I wondered where these homeless brothers go,
Down in some hidden valley were their sorrows cannot show,
Where the police cannot find them, where the wanted men can go.
There's freedom when your walking, even though you're walking slow.

Smash your bottle on a gravestone and live while you can,
That homeless brother is my friend.
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3101 on: January 08, 2020, 11:22:39 PM »
I was working in the lab
late one night,
when my eyes beheld
an eerie sight.
for my monster from his slab
began to rise.
and suddenly to my surprise...

He did the mash.
He did the monster mash.
The monster mash.
It was graveyard smash.
He did the mash.
It caught on in a flash.
He did the mash.
He did the monster mash.
...
Ah, but I was so much older then ... I'm younger than that now

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3102 on: January 09, 2020, 12:48:27 AM »
It's close to midnight
And something evil's lurking in the dark
Under the moonlight
You see a sight that almost stops your heart

You try to scream
But terror takes the sound before you make it
You start to freeze
As horror looks you right between the eyes
You're paralyzed

'Cause this is thriller, thriller night
And no one's gonna save you from the beast about to strike
You know it's thriller, thriller night
You're fighting for your life inside a killer thriller tonight, yeah
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3103 on: January 09, 2020, 07:11:15 AM »
Did you hear about the midnight rambler
Everybody got to go
Did you hear about the midnight rambler
The one that shut the kitchen door
He don't give a hoot of warning
Wrapped up in a black cat cloak
He don't go in the light of the morning
He split the time the cock'rel crows

Talkin' about the midnight gambler
The one you never seen before
Talkin' about the midnight gambler
Did you see him jump the garden wall
Sighin' down the wind so sadly
Listen and you'll hear him moan
Talkin' about the midnight gambler
Everybody got to go
Yeah

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3104 on: January 09, 2020, 10:40:22 AM »
Desperado, why don't you come to your senses?
You been out ridin' fences for so long now
Oh, you're a hard one
But I know that you got your reasons
These things that are pleasin' you
Can hurt you somehow

Don't you draw the Queen of Diamonds, boy
She'll beat you if she's able
You know the Queen of Hearts is always your best bet
Now it seems to me some fine things
Have been laid upon your table
But you only want the ones that you can't get
...
Ah, but I was so much older then ... I'm younger than that now

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3105 on: January 09, 2020, 10:55:13 AM »
And when he finished speakin'
 He turned back toward the window
 Crushed out his cigarette
 And faded off to sleep
 And somewhere in the darkness
 The gambler he broke even
 And in his final words
 I found an ace that I could keep

 You got to know when to hold 'em
 Know when to fold 'em
 Know when to walk away
 And know when to run
 You never count your money
 When you're sittin' at the table
 There'll be time enough for countin'
 When the dealing's done

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3106 on: January 11, 2020, 03:52:13 PM »
Yeah, yeah
They love to see you at your worst
Stick the knife in where it hurts
Fuck 'em all, I know my worth
I'm cashing in for that purse
I've spent years in that dirt
Now I'm takin' chances, I'm buildin' my own Church
They can't take away what you've been going through for years (Years)
But I'm back in this bitch overcoming these fears (Fears)
No hip hip hooray, I don't hear no cheers
That's fine, I got six figures and I made it all with my peers (Peers)
Never take no for an answer
I got the game at ransom
Been fuckin' up the industry for years, don't call me Branson
I do it differently, I'm a different breed (Breed)
Look what I've achieved
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3107 on: January 12, 2020, 02:05:33 PM »

Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear
And he shows them pearly white
Just a jackknife has old Macheath, babe
And he keeps it out of sight

You know when that shark bites with his teeth, babe
Scarlet billows start to spread
Fancy gloves, though, wears old Macheath, babe
So there's never, never a trace of red

Now on the sidewalk, ooh, sunny morning, uh-huh
Lies a body just oozin' life
Eek, and someone's sneakin' 'round the corner
Could that someone be Mack the Knife?

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3108 on: January 12, 2020, 10:52:24 PM »
I want you to know
He's not coming back
Look into my mouth
I'm not coming back

So knives out
Cut him up
Don't look down
Shove it in your mouth

If you'd been a dog
They would have drowned you at birth
Look into my mouth
It's the only way you'll know I'm telling the truth

So knives out
Cut him up
Squash his head
Put him in the pot
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3109 on: January 13, 2020, 04:03:23 PM »

I would have given you all of my heart
But there's someone who's torn it apart
And he's taken just all that I had
But if you want, I'll try to love again
Baby, I'll try to love again but I know

The first cut is the deepest
Baby, I know the first cut is the deepest
But when it comes to being lucky he's cursed
And when it comes to loving me he's worst


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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3110 on: January 15, 2020, 12:42:36 PM »
All the times I told you I love you
I really loved you
Sometimes I love you so much
I wanna tear you apart

You're just another that failed me again
I wanted more than love
I wanted suffocation
Tie me to your leash
Drag me all over the ground
I want to go wherever you go
Let me be your pair of shoes
Walk, walk all over me
Walk, walk all over me

Now that's what love is
Hopelessly, helplessly
Hopelessly, helplessly
Hopeless

Sometimes I love you so much
I wanna tear you apart
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3111 on: January 15, 2020, 01:53:06 PM »
I rolled out my coffin
 Drink poison in my chalice
 And pride begins to fade
 And you all can feel my malice

 Put gris-gris on your doorstep
 Soon you'll be in the gutter
 Melt your heart like butter
 A-a-and I can make you stutter

 Come killy, killy, come, come
 Walk on gilded splinters
 Come killy, killy, come, come
 Walk on gilded splinters
 Come killy, killy, come, come
 Walk on gilded splinters

 'Til I burn up, 'til I burn up

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3112 on: January 15, 2020, 02:44:33 PM »
Well I lost my job at the weekend,
And I was back out on the streets,
Well I lost my job at the weekend,
I was back out on the streets,
Found a way to get a dollar,
But I spent it on the roulette wheel.

Walk on hot coals,
Sleep on a bed of nails,
Walk on thin ice,
Skate on razor blades,
Got my little girl beside me,
No matter what else fails, yea.
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3113 on: January 15, 2020, 03:34:58 PM »

There is a house in New Orleans
They call the Rising Sun
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
And God, I know I'm one

My mother was a tailor
She sewed my new blue jeans
My father was a gamblin' man
Down in New Orleans

Now the only thing a gambler needs
Is a suitcase and a trunk
And the only time he's satisfied
Is when he's on a run

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3114 on: January 16, 2020, 05:12:03 PM »
Bright light city gonna set my soul
Gonna set my soul on fire
Got a whole lot of money that's ready to burn,
So get those stakes up higher
There's a thousand pretty women waitin' out there
And they're all livin' devil may care
And I'm just the devil with love to spare
Viva Las Vegas, Viva Las Vegas

How I wish that there were more
Than the twenty-four hours in the day
But even if there were forty more
I wouldn't sleep a minute away
Oh, the black jack and poker and the roulette wheel
A fortune won and lost on ev'ry deal
All you need's a strong heart and a nerve of steel
Viva Las Vegas, Viva Las Vegas
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3115 on: January 16, 2020, 05:15:11 PM »

Bright light city
You're her religion
Superstars in their own private movie
Play just like children

Lies that take her
Places she's never seen
The kiss and tell of it all
To her it seems so obscene

She's so pretty
Her hair is a mess
We all love her
To that we confess

She has a halo
We really do adore her
For she has a halo
Can we touch her

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3116 on: January 16, 2020, 06:16:12 PM »
Long ago and oh so far away
I fell in love with you
Before the second show
Your guitar, it sounds so sweet and clear
But you're not really here
It's just the radio

Don't you remember you told me you loved me baby
You said you'd be coming back this way again baby
Baby, baby, baby, baby, oh, baby
I love you, I really do
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3117 on: January 16, 2020, 06:16:59 PM »

Hail, Queen of Heav'n, the ocean Star,
⁠Guide of the wand'rer here below!
Thrown on life's surge we claim thy care,
⁠Save us from peril and from woe.
⁠Mother of Christ, Star of the sea,
⁠Pray for the wanderer, pray for me

O gentle, chaste, and spotless Maid,
⁠We sinners make our prayers through thee
Remind thy Son that He has paid
⁠The price of our iniquity.
⁠Virgin most pure, Star of the sea,
⁠Pray for the sinner, pray for me.

Sojourners in this vale of tears,
⁠O thee, blest Advocate, we cry,
Pity our sorrows, calm our fears,
⁠And soothe with hope our misery.
⁠Refuge in grief, Star of the sea,
⁠Pray for the mourner, pray for me.
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3118 on: January 16, 2020, 06:27:59 PM »
Oh, Sinnerman, where you gonna run to?
Sinnerman, where you gonna run to?
Where you gonna run to?
All along dem day

Well I run to the rock, please hide me
I run to the Rock, please hide me
I run to the Rock, please hide me, Lord
All along dem day

But the rock cried out, I can't hide you
The Rock cried out, I can't hide you
The Rock cried out, I ain't gonna hide you guy
All along dem day


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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3119 on: January 16, 2020, 06:44:21 PM »
I am a rock, I am an island
I have my books
And my poetry to protect me
I am shielded in my armor
Hiding in my room, safe within my womb
I touch no one and no one touches me

I am a rock, I am an island
And a rock feels no pain
And an island never cries
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3120 on: January 16, 2020, 06:48:19 PM »
Hello darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence
In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3121 on: January 16, 2020, 06:53:31 PM »
Every street lamp seems to beat
A fatalistic warning
Someone mutters and the street lamp gutters
And soon it will be morning
Daylight
I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I mustn't give in
When the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3122 on: January 16, 2020, 07:18:48 PM »
I stand still stepping on the shady streets
And I watched that man to a stranger
You think you only know me when you turn on the light
Now the room is lit, red danger

Complicating, circulating
New life, new life
Operating, generating
New life, new life

Transitions to another place
So the time will pass more slowly
Features fuse and your shadow's red
Like a film I've seen now show me

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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3123 on: January 16, 2020, 09:38:47 PM »
It was late in December, the sky turned to snow
All round the day was going down slow
Night like a river beginning to flow
I felt the beat of my mind go
Drifting into time passages
Years go falling in the fading light
Time passages
Buy me a ticket on the last train home tonight

Well I'm not the kind to live in the past
The years run too short and the days too fast
The things you lean on are the things that don't last
Well it's just now and then my line gets cast into these
Time passages
There's something back here that you left behind
Oh time passages
Buy me a ticket on the last train home tonight
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Re: How Long Is Too Long Wasn't Long Enough
« Reply #3124 on: January 16, 2020, 10:30:56 PM »
January
Sick and tired, you've been hanging on me
You make me sad with your eyes
You're telling me lies
Don't go, don't go


January
Don't be cold, don't be angry to me
You make me sad, come and see
Oh, January
Don't go, don't go