My heart is in Havana

Havana, ooh na-na (ay) Half of my heart is in Havana, ooh-na-na (ay, ay) He took me back to East Atlanta, na-na-na All of my heart is in Havana (ay) There’s somethin’ ’bout his manners (uh huh) Havana, ooh na-na He didn’t walk up with that “how you doin’?” (When he came in the room)…

Come Home

Hello world Hope you’re listening Forgive me if I’m young For speaking out of turn There’s someone I’ve been missing I think that they could be The better half of me They’re in the wrong place trying to make it right But I’m tired of justifying So I say to you.. Come home Come home…

Plum Season

My mother loved the summer But not for the weather She loved the mid-season plums June, July, August sweet ones My father kept them plenty Always stocked in our pantry Some ripe and some well past peak Till she was too sick to eat Still at my childhood home The only home that I’ve known…

Vagabond

Oh girl I don’t know all the reasons why, I found the answer lookin’ in your eye, I go out walking all day long, Take away this lonely man soon he will be gone, Cause I’ll tell you everything about living free, Yes I can see you girl can you see me, You don’t need…

Delight

Wanna feel u Wanna touch u Wanna have u Would u be my light? In this night The same bright I feel right So right Love u Wanna hold u Wanna kiss u Would u be my light? In this night The same bright I feel right So right I really wanna feel the way…

Tender Things

Sweet and tender things Are so much nicer than silly games Softness makes it easier to smile It’s better to remember things That makes the sun shine in your memory There’s clouds enough for you to see Smile for me and take a look around And you know that you’re in love When things are…

Invocation

The demon comes but must be called Comes to all the sleeping homes He breaks the night and lifts their drones Demon comes but must be called The demon calls to me at length Demon has no other strength Except to end the stretching thighs For those whose fate it is to die The demon…

Pumpkins & Cats

Run, run, catch the sun before he slips away Oh, winter Unreason’s cold, tenacity Pause your nature, dance with me One more autumn day Come, Prudence Come, reason to chase my light away Catch me, catch me No, not this day Twilight fall upon all souls Darkening our skin and bone Soon I’ll follow Prudence home Until…

Need a ride

Said, “Angel, Do you want a ride?” Said, “Angel, I’m tired and I’m lonely And I need somebody by my side” It was a long road that stretched from Vegas to nowhere But it’d been an even longer time Since he found some piece of mind And he lived off of bubblegum and cigarettes And…