Who’s to Blame?

You done set it up first And it run itself foul Listen to it burn And listen to it growl This wasted opportunity A Paradise so green Sweet peace gone out a-wailin’ For somethin’ quite obscene The critters used ta frolic But now they tooth and claw And mothers leave their chil’ren The worst I… More Who’s to Blame?

Staying Clean

I met him outside the clinic for psychiatric out-patients. He was sitting in the little garden alcove having a smoke. Before long we each identified the Christ in the other. It happens like that you know. The sheep know the Shepherd’s voice and they also get to recognize each other. He seemed like the out-spoken… More Staying Clean


Eight years out now And stayin tame Stayin low Kilt a man over a woman Kilt her next Dese hands, dese crushin hands Den came twenty-seven years Indiana guest Locked in my cell Locked in my head Locked in my heart and hope. Don’t neva rock the Man Don’t neva speak out But crack a… More Socrates