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June

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Is it true, violets blue, life a drag and so you felt you could overtake on the inside lane. Always good, always true, always scared I would be teetotaling you. Right and wrong, good and strong, love in double doses, 'quickly do, peel off those labels'. Is it true, me and you, just the good stuff, did I hear you say 'I do'. You always seem to call when I'm about to go out. 'You'll never get the car.' You and I just sink too far down. If it's true...

 

Hair!

Upset now you're going away, upset now you're running away soon. Upset now you're running away, upset now you're going away soon. A little lock of hair - and you're not there. I may have said that I wanted a plaything, I never said that I wanted a running away theme. A setback that you're running away, a sad fact that you're going away soon. In extra time now and all you will play is that sound of your going away blues. A little lock of hair, a little luck...

 

New Zong

I wake up with a new day's soothing choir. Fun day! And though I loved that dream, my mind's on fire. Fun day! With all the birds singing, kids screaming, boys grinning, ears ringing, thoughts spinning. See all the boys singing, girls grinning, spring springing, see all with thoughts spinning. You're drifting right into my mind all the time, I'm shifting focus all the while. I need to act before I think, I should try to live without these how-and-why's. I wake up in a new way, awe-inspired. Fun day!

 

 

Hooks & Loops

Please excuse me, all those bitter words, I feel so low-key. 'This association makes me unsure'. Say that! You say that boundaries should be explored, well you've found a no touch zone - leave me alone! Hooks and loops, by hook or crook you got me fooled. Oh, I just fell for your looks... Hooks and loops, please let me off the hook. You loop de loop and yet got me hooked. You are like velcro, you match with any one girl. Disillusioned, what a bitter world that she promised me. 'Your infatuation makes me unsure.' Please excuse me, all those bitter words, I feel so low-key. Yeah you've found a no go zone, leave me alone.

 

Red Letter Day
 

Carpe diem, pluck the day, enjoy your day dream. A cushy number? Bottoms up! And if you recognize this but if your feet are burning blisters... oh, you poor dumbstruck schoolboy. Check your horoscope for luck, be headstrong and don't worry. Strike a sassy pose and say: Red letter day - fire escape for you too. Don't look away, swings and roundabouts you see. Red letter day. Once blink and it's gone. Carpe diem, it's OK, don't spoil your day dream. Uneasy slumbers? Chin up! And though you're absentminded just trust your deepest secret feelings: You're so bold and brilliant, boy! Check the thrills and spills of love, rush headlong into worry. Be all smiles, touch wood and say: Red letter day - fire escape for you too. Don't look away, swings and roundabouts you see. Red letter day. Once blink and it's gone.

 

Traces of Knots

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What if I'd say the date 16 times, put on the same shoes I wore then. Start walking backwards, stop at the exact same spot. Would you still be there? What if I stayed awake 16 nights, swallowed the bad words I said then and there. Unlearned life's lessons, went to the exact same spot. Could you still not care? Hey, did I tell you that I lived on Hope street... Wasn't that right up your street? Hey, did I tell you that I lived in clover? Farewell, the seasons change, you are so cold now.

 

Balloon Man

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My sunflowers have grown taller than him, he's incredibly shy for this day and age. I've got a few secrets - so I confide he's incredibly shy for this day and age. And sometimes... Blood red flowers will grow all around him. He's so awfully sly for this day and age. He's eager to please me and I see him walk by with a wink and a smile, and that at his age. And sometimes... 'He's coming, he's coming!' There's kids, kids coming your way. 'He's coming, he's coming!' The kids are coming your way. My suspicions have grown taller than him, he's incredibly sly for this day and age. I'm trusting my instincts, other children will cry. He's incredibly sly for this day and age. And sometimes... My sunflowers have gone, yet there is him, he is incredibly sly for this day and age.

 

Music

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I'm so hungry I could eat a horse, but generally speaking, at this time of day, horses are scarce so I will resort to a few liquid snacks - chase the nightmares away. I know you don't want me to - you go for work and no play. I know you don't want me to, but I will dance this night away. Play us some music! I'm so hungry for it, feel its force, and generally speaking, at this time of day, I am game if you are, of course. Play us some music! Ain't it funny we feel no remorse... Well, generally speaking, at this time of day, we horse around and that's fine, of course. I know that you want it too. Oh never mind what they say. I know that you want it too - We will dance this night away. Play us some music!

 

 

Agony Aunt

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Social life or emotional blackmail? Did you dream of your ex last night 'cause you slept with his wife last night? Hang-ups, anxiety, jealousy - well watch your weight, keep an eye on your waistline, your lifeline's here! Are you sad flaky girl? Are you angry at half the world or in love with your brother? Are you frightened of half the world or an adult thumb sucker? I am your agony aunt. Does your life seem absurd? I will give you my word: tell the world. I am your agony aunt, I have the impact of Prozac. Socialize an emotional telltale - Did your shrink go on holiday while your head spins, you're not OK? Dead drunk, inflatable fantasy - well stand up straight, keep an eye on your waistline.

 

Fuzzy Monday

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Mundane, it's mundane. Some chips in the freezer, I might hedge my bets some more. I rate my bed unmade, another day lost but the skin round my lips feels sore. You would, would you? But should you? Embarrassing. Would you like it to feel slighted? Mundane Monday. Turmoil, in turmoil. The phone off the hook, I just might stretch the facts some more. All foiled, my plans spoiled. It's not meant to be yet the skin round my lips feels sore. You would, would you? But should you embarrass me? Would you like me to feel frightened? Short-sighted!

 

Dear John

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Bye bye sailor, it's swim or sink - a sickening feeling. Bye bye soldier, you're losing ground - alone now. Bye bye sweetheart, things turning sourer by the hour. Bye bye baby, no time for tears - alone now. Write my Dear John, I must write my dear. And I wish you bad breath, the biggest lies, mosquito bites. The worst itch you have ever had - a life of misery. I wish you bad breath and stinging eyes and sleepless nights. A nagging monkey on your back - a life of misery. My, my, lately I hear that you're unfaithful to me. Why my favorite, I'm losing heart (faith's fading fast). Dry wry smiles, seeing the widening gap it's no use screaming 'Mayday, mayday'.

 

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So you smell like gasoline. You must be one of those motormouth loud types who keep me awake at night. Do you? Sure you ticked her off, it seems you never stop. Well you seemed to be in shock. Yes she made your mouth drop. Do you feel like such a fool. She plays then bends the rules. You feel like such a fool. She waits and goes out the back door when you come to beg for more. Treats you as an eyesore. Don't bat an eyelid. Do you feel... You don't look like thirty-three. You sure have one of those photoshoot cute smiles. A 'these old jeans?' type of style. Do you feel...

 

Table Tennis Superstar

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Will you take me with you to the gym? Will you bring your bats and will you run ten laps? I will join you for half that. 'Ever been to China?' 'Well you do have sad eyes' and 'Have you ever kissed a girl (or a boy for that matter)?' You are a table tennis superstar. What you are in their eyes - I don't care. A table tennis superstar, that's what you are. You will live on forever. Have I thought this over? I guess not, I just see what you, I mean what we could be. Well, I mean if you want that. Will you think it over? If it's 'go' let me know, you'll steal the show in those candy stripe pants.

 

Snakes and Ladders

Waiting for something, cannot get any closer. I take one step further and then two steps back, I think. Plimsolls and toilet rolls, half-hidden emotions. I take green pills for vitamins, there's no way back. Now did you walk away or watch me - sleepy. Now did you walk away or watch me - sad. Waiting for something, cannot get any closer. One step further and then two steps back. Tadpoles and aerosols and secret devotion. I take these pills for courage, there's no way back. Now did you walk away - you seemed uneasy. Now did you walk away - it seemed so sad. Now did you walk away or watch me - I cried my eyes out.

 

Mum

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Eye to eye, I see her smiling. Soul to soul, she halfheartedly tells me off. Why can I then not stop smiling? She swallows hard then a funny look. Eye to eye, my sorry tune. Late at night I see her smiling. I search my mind, I find I'm searching solitude. A wicked child, cannot stop trying: Stretch out in her marigolds, so to soothe my sorry soul. She never taught me that, mum's the word. My mum did not know what she heard... 'Oh my, just what would the neighbours say, should ask them right away.' Eye to eye, I see her smiling. I go for broke and hum my 'mummy dearest' tune (that Spice Girls song). Oh god I'm trying... I swallow hard, get a funny look... Eye to eye.

 

Quicksand

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So you watch gameshows all night long 'cause you feel it will improve your mind. Getting some education is not wrong, but you've been a smartass for all of your life. I thought that you said that she had told them that you said that I thought so too. I never said that, why should she tell them? And tell her that you think so too! This town is like quicksand! You're gonna drown, you're going down... You watch your neighbours all day long 'cause they seem to be right by your side. I guess some socializing is not wrong, but you're just a copycat and you're oozing lies. She thought that you said that I had told them that you said that they thought so too. I never said that, how could she tell them! Go tell her that you think so too! This town is like quicksand! You're gonna drown, you're going down...