Cycle After Cycle, Still Drowning

Broke man, poor pockets, still giving till the end, Jacket there, last twenty here, Living life to the fullest, Blasting music, riding wild down country roads, Drinking till five in the morn, Mourning deep loss, unspoken pain, Drown’n in a bottle, Floating around, alcoholic circles, Regular at the bar, Passing out as many cigs as…

No Pizza Pie

Twisted, contorted, little thought, Traveling on transistor radio, Airwaves humming, people singing, Media, mover of culture, Controlling life and styles, Singing to crying eyes, Giving little thought to teach and chalk, Making room for Cheech to talk, Chong to break out the water pipe, Draining, leeching the public, While Momma’s cry, Wasted, humiliated, left for…

High

Counting lines taking dimes, Twisting bags, shaking leaves, Crushing sugar downing shot after shot of lager, Drinking down the crystal lime, Forgetting self in pages, Twisting world getting larger.

Lawyer Fees

Cold as ice I light the flame, Hit the buzz, crazy, Another wasted hour, Floating on water, Cracking another budwiser, Feeling on fire, Cooling my day, Laying in hay, Lover on side, Oh my, we’ll let that slide, Haze clouds wasting away, There must be another way, Busted, cuffs and bars, Years of bar memories,…

Drowned

I’d quit, but I’m afraid I’m done down, That hill, a bottle short and dry throat, Hit after hit, lost in a dry bin, Short a dollar, or a dollar short, A bit of hay, a match in the stack, Burning down my life, drowning down town, Bars entrapped me, pots and pans consumed me,…