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July 1800

It Don’t Bother Me

Pigs are flying, the pelicans are buying And the world is a ball on its feet There‘s one slice of pie and politicians are lying They divide it up to make us all sweet But it don’t bother, no it don’t bother, no it don’t bother me. It don’t bother, no it don’t bother me none.  The soles on my shoes flap a floppy walking blues The stitches busted out to be free In front of every home  There’s a different garden gnome But there’s no snow white to be seen But it don’t bother, no it don’t bother,......

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Tell It What To Be

A dried out tractor tyre tied to a tree That’s swing enough for me A couple of little boys trying to play football on a duckweed covered pond Swimming to me For all you know That worthless piece of junk There for all to see Is what you want most If you tell it what to be That cracked little cookie can with a cute little picture Is a home-made drum with some chewing gum or a tin can mandolin Try beachcombing for treasure that washed ashore It’s trash, sure, but who knows what’s in store Maybe you’ll find the......

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Balls of Steel

I used to have balls of steel There was nothing in this world That could make me cower down I always jumped the ledge I lived on the edge I was the baddest ass in town But steel turns soft at a thousand degrees You heated me up to my boiling point You were a slot machine And I threw in every coin Now I’m a timid, little, weeping willow And I hope nobody sees I hope nobody sees I hope nobody sees I used to look down on men Who would run from every gun And let their lovers......

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