Category Archives: Homage to Americana Singer/Songwriters

Badlands Breeze

Badlands breeze blows hard, blows mean spitting time back in our faces burying our dreams all over again beneath oceans of dirt; We waited for better days that came and went while we were barely awake, ghosts of a hundred … Continue reading

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Another Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Time Lost

Did you ever wake up in the middle of the night , wandering where the life went you should’ve led ? And did you ever wonder in the middle of the day , what happened to all those books you … Continue reading

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An Arcade Fire Song (circa 2010)

Torture Song We waited up for you to come home from work that day , that day the markets crashed and we knew you were busy , busy working working in your office in that tall steel tower ; On … Continue reading

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1980’s Bruce Springsteen Song

HOMETOWN WARS We fought all our battles so long ago out on the fields of play , one more home run to win one more heroic hit and a garlanded presentation to come , But that was all before My … Continue reading

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Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Lost Time

Time turned into a blizzard and blew away all that we could remember ; all those times that we’d forgotten to say the ” I’m sorries ” the ” I love you’s “, All just got piled up on the … Continue reading

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Maria Alvarez :- Scenes from an Undistinguished life

Maria Alvarez embroidered her life with meticulous detail, consistent in her affectations she accumulated the outward appearance of savoir-faire; her aspirations,unfulfilled and unfulfillable,lent their careless trajectory to her life; whenever vicissitudes threatened, a laconic smile and something of hubris at … Continue reading

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To-day’s News from Mexico

Tommy died all alone bleeding to death in A & E Saturday night; they found Joe’s head in a Wal-Mart bag in a dumpster down at the Mall, as for Katy, her teeth lay scattered on the newspaper covered floor … Continue reading

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