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»Visiting Streets & Hotels«

Jan 13, 2006

Even the broke breaks even / from different points of views / diverse / and strategically / / purchased and rehearsed / in the community of vagabonds / ?can I get a dollar from you?? / / Meager possessions / from cigarettes, change bag, / with my lucky lighter / / for just one night / the space is mine…  sign in to read more »

»(To Die For) The Night Gerald Godfrey Renounced His Fate and Fell in Love with a Prostitute Named Madeline«

Jan 13, 2006

Oh, you should?ve seen it: I was there, so I saw it all / A front row seat and a VIP pass for the bonus cues / Gerald Godfrey, a man of the cloth for 20 odd years / Found his wife of 23 years in bed with another man / Oh, you should?ve seen it: I was there, so I saw it all / Mad as hell, Gerald shot his…  sign in to read more »

»Stolen Car (The Conscious Mistake)«

Jan 13, 2006

I?m in a stolen car with a barely conscious passenger in the backseat / With five bullets in his lungs and he?s praying in Hebrew / There?s blood on my face and it?s not even mine / My hands are stained with the same and I?m gripping the wheel / While I sped through traffic, managing to ditch the police…  sign in to read more »

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