In media reports on women’s issues—abortion, birth... →
Walls Will Fall
they can build ‘em high straight up to the sky they can build ‘em strong thinking nothing can go wrong they can build the walls on the land and on the sea but someday all will fall as time rushes through the breach all the walls will fall as time rushes through the breach… (2012 db michel) I was looking at the aging ramparts and forts that Michael Stipe was...
They Don't Say Forever
they don’t say forever when they get where they go it’s already through hangin’ on to yesterday’s hair as it goes down the drain they don’t stay forever passing like the damp of the morning dew feelin’ all of gravity’s pain as the cracks begin to show you knew them yes you knew them or you were one of them they know you when they see you what’s to...
floating by in the river of dreams dance routine on the balance beam shine the light on the darkest place let the cold air go to waste it’s the magic of my days the dreams return me to my place a place that is too seldom seen where showbiz shines and bright lights beam strap me in and lay me down the river of dreams is is comin’ ‘round (2012 db michel) My dreams are often very...
Just As I Am
i stand before you now just as i am whether you do…or don’t give a damn i will be right here and i won’t stand down just as i am i’ll be around i tell it to you now best that i can whether you hear…or don’t here i am i will be right here and i won’t stand down just as i am i’ll be around the walls between us may seem strong but if we bash ‘em...
My Life As A TV Series
my life as a TV series you get five big seasons of me all the best parts with orchestration and laugh track people i know played by people i don’t know me played by who i wish i could be would have been easier to just write a song i keep on wondering as i watch the pilot over and over what the hell went wrong? tell me what the hell went wrong? (2012 db michel)
When you’re president, as opposed to the head of a private equity firm, then...– President Obama on why Mitt Romney’s record in the private sector matters (via barackobama) I love how our president can rationally articulate a thought. (via aaronmeier)
docmarek: Contagious as clapping hands, my sick mind revolves; a hotel door. I’m feeling good like sex on drugs but it’s time to right all of the wrongs that are left. I need another hole in my head.
Ghosts Of Love
the ghosts of love long denied…never hide the spectre of love that passed by…won’t subside the search for the truth…never shows the truth is all lies… when you don’t want to know (2012 db michel)
docmarek: The fisherman lived in a fisherman’s house next to a river full of fish, and he spent his days fishing with a fishing pole made from a hickory stick. One day he drifted into a slumber, a very deep dark sleep; & he woke up as a fish, swimming with fish, swimming, swimming, in the deep. “Never will I ever be caught!” he’d proclaim, ‘til the day he became a filet. ...
All The Things You Said
holding on to nothing tight as i can hold i say to me you will be free if you could just let go waiting here for something to erase this sad regret to take away the hurt and pain of all the things you said (chorus) all the things you said were all the things i know but in the end it was the end i never thought you’d go all i ever wanted was shattered, torn and dead the moment i believed in...
Time ticks by; we grow older. Before we know it, too much time has passed and...– Douglas Coupland, “Life After God” (via batmanbach)
You Can't Tie Me To It
terrible really beautiful…no way gotta say gotta say gotta say it’s not my judgment i don’t care i pull these opinions outta the air i can hear it then i say it don’t make it real and you can’t tie me to it you can try but you can’t tie me to it (2012 db michel)
Catch In My Groove
there’s a catch in my groove it won’t let me move so i writhe around and fall flopping like a fish out of water nobody’s gonna call another saturday night ain’t nobody gonna call (2012 db michel)
the storm is coming away, away the mountains warn us away, away the time is over away, away it’s time for running away, away the stars are falling away, away no surrender away, away the oceans boiling away, away it’s time to remember away, away (db michel)
Call all of my friends…dear mother i can’t say where i’ve been…dear brother too tired to sleep…i’m comin’ home no time for singin’ in the kitchen gotta let the water do the dishes it’s too far to reach i’m comin’ home the dream i had went on for years and years although i never left my bed i lived it all through the smiles and tears...
docmarek: So the story goes, the four winds that blow through the trees we planted so long ago, do not tell the tale of the leaves they show, nor the willows that sag to the earth below. It makes my heart heavy and my sadness grow; oh, woe is me & me is woe.
docmarek: wait & it feels like tomorrow, get there & it feels like yesterday.
Suggesting that corporations have a protected right of speech and that...– David Rothkopf in our chat just now, when a reader asked him what he thinks of Super PACs. (via newsweek)
I think SuperPACs pose a real danger to American democracy. The Supreme Court...– Come join author David Rothkopf for a live chat about corporations and power, happening right now. (via cheatsheet)
One Day, Someday
One day…someday we will all be free to be the way we were created like we were meant to be when the tyranny of normal is finally laid to rest the lies will be receding so truth can pass the test (2012 db michel)
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if i could i would take a rocket ship and fly to mars or some other destination in the sky i just know that i’m meant to go though it seems sometimes i’ve been before but my mind is foggy about those days when i was a child and could dream in space mom and dad don’t seem to remember at all about the trip i took when i was small i want to get back and see again the sights i must...
living with the shower people reality is falling down endless rain too wet to read the paper pass the rag that’s goin’ ‘round get too close to the shower head bite your lip and you drown instead waiting for the water to settle down circling the drain just circling goin’ down… (2012 db michel)
Empty Is My World (Without You)
empty is my world… empty is my world empty is my world without you empty is my world… empty is my world empty is my world without you somewhere in the stars way out there past mars there’s a beacon in the sky and it’s callin’ sends it’s best to you all it says is true when the time is right they’ll be comin’ empty is my world… empty is my world...
If You Haven't Been Gone
if you haven’t been gone you can never come home and leave again if you haven’t been gone you will never know if it’s wrong you’ll just take the day by day bits and pieces of it pass away but you’ll never know if you haven’t been gone if you haven’t been gone the changes will come in increments if you haven’t been gone it’s just another night...
docmarek: Every morning I open the paper straight to the obituaries to see if I know anyone who has been reduced to a quick column of black typeset. Someday I’ll have my day of fame.
The Hungry Years
remind me of the hungry years raucous laughter and bitter tears up all night to greet the dawn so far out to almost gone remind me of the misspent days bend my ears with treasured ways hand me down a cup of old makes today seem dead and cold remind me of the way we were pockets empty but we had more crazy dreams that float like clouds we were poor but we were proud (db michel)
clouds rollin’ gray in a pregnant sky down come the rain babies all around a burning light…then a thundering cry rain babies droppin’ ‘till we drown… (2012 db michel)