Monsters

oh there be monsters, there may be monsters, oh it can be said they’re under the bed, they’re inside my head oh there be monsters, there may be monsters, oh hear them roar they’re beneath the floor they’re lurking next door oh there be monsters, there may be monsters, oh can’t you see they’re impossibleContinue reading “Monsters”

I Am Woman Hear Me Roar

Nearly 50 years ago, Helen Reddy sang out about the frustrations felt by women around the world on a daily basis. It was something for a teenager in high school, who didn’t feel like she fit in anywhere, to hold onto. It’s a timeless classic that still rings true today. A salute to women everywhereContinue reading “I Am Woman Hear Me Roar”

You Must Believe in Spring

Beneath the deepest snowsThe secret of a roseIs merely that it knowsYou must believe in spring When lonely feelings chillThe meadows of your mindJust think if winter comesCan spring be far behind? Just as a tree is sureIts leaves will reappearIt knows its emptinessIs just a time of year The frozen mountains dreamsOf April’s meltingContinue reading “You Must Believe in Spring”

Winter Song

Rain and wind, and wind and rain.Will the Summer come again?Rain on houses, on the street,Wetting all the people’s feet,Though they run with might and main.Rain and wind, and wind and rain. Snow and sleet, and sleet and snow.Will the Winter never go?What do beggar children doWith no fire to cuddle to,Perhaps with nowhere warmContinue reading “Winter Song”

What is This Thing Called Love?

I was a humdrum personLeading a life apartWhen love flew in through my window wideAnd quickened my humdrum heart Love flew in through my windowI was so happy thenBut after love had stayed a little whileLove flew out again What is this thing called loveThis funny thingCalled loveJust who can solve its mysteryWhy should itContinue reading “What is This Thing Called Love?”

Ahead by a Century

First thing we’d climb a treeAnd maybe then we’d talkOr sit silentlyAnd listen to our thoughtsWith illusions of somedayCast in a golden lightNo dress rehearsalThis is our life And that’s where the hornet stung meAnd I had a feverish dreamWith revenge and doubtTonight we smoke them out You are ahead by a centuryYou are aheadContinue reading “Ahead by a Century”

Go No More A-Roving

So we’ll go no more, no moreSo we’ll go no more, no more So we’ll go no more a-rovingSo late into the nightThough the heart be still as lovingAnd the moon be still as brightFor the sword outwears its sheathAnd the soul outwears the breastAnd the heart must pause to breatheAnd love itself have restContinue reading “Go No More A-Roving”