back to the future

throw the switch, it's rock-n-roll time

while I’m blowing my change

Christmas at Bernie's

I don’t want to fight tonight with you

you have vanished into the air, the air in which I must live

one sweet day you will be good to yourself

an ending fitting for the start

all the looks of love were staged

but before I go I gotta ask you dear about the tan line on your ring finger

I'm calling you from the foyer of this awful hotel

I try to catch my impressions before they fade

son, observe the time and fly from evil

don't try to take my life away

you ain't a beauty but you're alright

this dawn raid soon put paid to all the things I'd whispered to you

came here for

everybody's staring at the strange clothes that you're wearing

dawn is mine, but I will share it

steely-blue eyes with no love in them scan the world

I will see you in far-off places

and I cannot - or, I do not

they don't know you like you know who

It's not comforting, cheery or kind

still running 'round on the flesh rampage - At your age!

that november is a time which I must put out of my mind

everyone and I stopped breathing

in the old town, when I last came around

the night is still and the frost it bites my face

I'll haunt you when you laugh

whoa, i just found a website that saved an old version of  here

it's still much more than you'll do

it was cold and it rained so I felt like an actor

if you have ghosts

because guilty feet have got no rhythm

I saw a highway of diamonds with nobody on it

I'd make a deal with God and I'd get him to swap our places

if I had a map, that is why I'm delaying

you slid right through my fingers, no not literally

its another year, will we meet? please say yes

our skin, and our blood and our bones

we can go for a walk where it's quiet and dry

if they dare touch a hair on your head

you look like someone who up and left me low

it registered my name with the Catholic Hall of Fame

your taxi is here, my dear

could I write a requiem for you when you're dead?

up a discolored dark brown staircase

I know my luck too well

when you know how I feel I feel better

you wrote a book about yourself

I thought I was someone else, someone good

third finger, left hand

strange I know, but that's the way it goes

if he hadn't a saw'n it, i'd've had a lisp

their warm lips like a honeycomb dripped with honey

you're so square, baby I don't care

tell me where did you sleep last night

each household appliance is like a new science in my town

although she's dressed up to the nines, that's sixes and sevens with you

a fat black cat

glamorous glue

where I had revealed myself by crying and shouting

anyway do you want to hear our story or not?

I concede all the faith tests

cho long farewell

that's a pretty bro amount of water

a very old friend came by today

he's sure got a lotta gall to be so useless and all

in mexico

Can you please crawl out your window?

but nothin' seems to please me

I'm running out of things I didn't even know I was using

two hundred troubled teenagers

is just silly slang between me and the boys in my gang

six months on, the winter's gone

I'm not like them but I can pretend

the year I was born

just some rain-coated lovers' puny brothers

see the stars dropping out alright

an arrow through the bitch

parallel lines on a slow decline

as obvious as snow (as if we didn't know)

it isn't an urge, it is more like a duty, to begin to explore again things of the world

anonymous call, a poison pen, a brick in the small of the back again

it says nothing to me about my life

I know you don't love me but let me count the ways

Well, guess what? Now this is happening

commitment trailblazer, your trail is quite a puzzle

me - with a preference for making things worse

roll your bones

I can't help quoting you, because everything that you said rings true

what do you see in her?

and I'm envying you never having to choose

Jerry sent me a note and pictures

I want to leave, you will not miss me

you'll never know the trap it's set

I've heard that you'll try anything twice

is it really so strange?

there will be no end soon, if I've seen things right that have come

but just saying it could even make it happen

yes, the past is a strange place

she threw me outside, I stood in the dirt where everyone walked

P.S. bring me home and have me

I don't care what you think unless it is about me

ease down the road

there's enough gloom in her world, I'm certain without my contribution

hovering silence from you is a giveaway

there's a black tinted sunset with the prettiest of skies

from a seat on a whirling waltzer

always has to be the queen bee

devious, truculent and unreliable

how the frustration renders me hateful

I know it's gonna happen someday to you

a heartless hand on my shoulder, a push and it's over

when you cycled by, here began all my dreams

the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker

they cannot do what you want them to do

when you see me between Cole and Cahuenga, I'm just plain desperate

your face is as mean as your life has been

something's got a hold on me and I don't know what

the day would surely have to break, but it would not be new

the lies are so easy for you

would you, ouija board, would you help me?

you can tell by his shoes he was born to lose

dreams are aligning

I’ve entered the game of pricks with knives in the back of me

you think you were my first love

my only mistake is I'm hoping

the story is old, I know, but it goes on

Ninjas With Awesome

spirits say boo and the paper bursts into fire

from passenger view

looking out of the window, staring out at the sun

oh, I know you don't mean it

sullen kids

all roses

Jersey petals

reissue, repackage, repackage

should I play ball with the dogs or walk away?

all nonsense

Demassek with a K

all those people, all those lives, where are they now?

Tooting Bec Wreck

then you'll see the glass hidden in the grass

They raised my stupid hand and said
"Ladies and Gentlemen, The Stupidest Champion!"

they cannot taint you in my eyes

at night above our sleeping heads our sleeping dreams were haunted

sentimental as a cat's grave

why do you come here?

I wish I could give a shit, just a little bit

honey-pie you're not safe here

You lie to your friends and I'll lie to mine. Let's not lie to each other.

let me tell you what I heard about a man today

hearing distorting and feeling is lying but it never succeeds
to prevent me from trying

Teachers are my lessons done? I cannot do another one.

I go out every night and sleep all day

from the floor boards to the flys

precious kisses, words that burn me

uzi suicide

the color of my dreams, if I had dreams

the teenagers who love you, they will wake up, yawn and kill you

well this is true and yet, it's false

I got a catholic block

I will not change and I will not be nice

I like being on your mind

what's best in her is the bottom has stopped

I know that a lot of what I say has been lifted off of men's room walls

I'm reaching out for something, touching nothing's all I ever do

say something warm, say something bright, I can't stand

to see you when you're cold

I want to lose, oh, please let me lose, it's nothing to you

curtains open and the guests are fried, in my attempt to seem dignified

the sound of strangers sending nothing to my mind

I left the North, I traveled South, I found a tiny house

and I can't help the way I feel

I wasn't born with enough middle fingers

we roll tonight, to the guitar bite

You kicked and cried like a bullied child, a grown man of twenty-five!

yes she's leading him on and she'll lay him right down

when my hallelujah days streak into blues and greys

throw your homework onto the fire

I've changed my plea to guilty

I don't need no bracelets clamped in front of my back

I don't think there's anything in that black bag for me

you cause as much sorrow dead as you did when you were alive

please help the cause against loneliness

I could hang about and burn my fingers

hideous tricks on the brain

push your neck veins bulbous and make those wires ring

Just 'cos you got the power, that don't mean you got the right

She holds a phantom, she kisses and she hugs him
are you the person i'm scheduled to meet to assess my skeleton's worth?

When my arms wrap you around

Cold loving prose.  We stole each other's clothes.

these pants tickle

I will never say I told you so or how I knew that something
bad would happen to you

I'm sad to see things change for you who were such good friends

the girls have got a house that's like a caravan

we passed upon the stair, we spoke of was and when

I don't owe you anything

that joke isn't funny anymore

Am I Evil

Witchfinder General

busy, busy, busy scissors

off the rails I was and off the rails I was happy to stay

an illustrated book about birds  

I take the cue from certain people I know

Be my bloody Valentine

I have a new pony, her name is Lucifer

while I marched balking at how I had been so rudely placed


Ashes to Ashes

Then I'll watch, keep one eye open, halfway fearing, halfway hoping

no light on in the hall

older and wiser never applies to me

with jaded eyes and features

my mirrors are black

he invented later'd and introduced us to C.O.B.

Hater I have your diamonds

I've been there and back again

Stacked bizzy as usual

Tampa Am results and contest photos!


Mons Castle

again, the basement of the Shelborne

the malady lingers on

hitting the wall

like anyone could even know that

Driving your girlfriend home

Did that swift eclipse torture you?

Swerving situations

People say "beware" but I don't care
sitting on a ruin

Scrap the outfit, and hand me the keys to your car

We could see the sights in town

Down by the ocean it was so dismal,
women all standing with shock on their faces.

I kept my promise, I kept my distance

Eww Years Eve

Ted revisits Texas

Lizard King

Sydney Grace Clowdus

Chan at home in Miami

Ted goes to San Francisco

Hola, Kevin's Scumstash

Jerry's Dingle

Ynot's Tino and Manute


EpiclyLater'd TM 
© Patrick O'Dell 2005

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