(For my friend, L.)
I heard the shakiness in your voice
When you called me tonight
Despite the lifetime abuse
She was still your mother
A staple in your life
You told me, five years ago today
Your father had died, and you had cried
Paddling the sunny river, you said, “I cried,
Because he … READ MORE > “The Shakiness In Your Voice Tonight”
Occasionally I get requests from friends to write songs about certain topics. Here’s the thing, dear friends:
I don’t write what people want me to write.
I don’t write what I want me to write, either.
I only write what moves me. And what that is, I never know until it happens.
There … READ MORE > ““You Should Write A Song About That!””
In Song Two (On The Edge) – Version 2, there’s a part where my voice got hoarse, it’s when I sang “right on the edge” the third time in the song. Every time I Iisten to the song, my ears wait for it, counting: “I’m on the edge, ONE,… I’m on the … READ MORE > “Beautiful Imperfections”
You never know when passion will strike
Like an earthquake shaking up your sky
Crack open your guarded heart
And fill it up with fire
For one moment, you never feel so alive!
But the next you just want to die
Scorching, scorching fire
Burning you up from inside
Should you run, or should you … READ MORE > “Thomas”