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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Dentist Blues

Friday, October 13, 2017

I had white teeth like the keys on a Steiner
They were cut to fit, you couldn’t get finer
When I smiled you could see me across a full diner
Then I got the bad teeth blues
Then I got the bad teeth blues
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Sugar and booze each and all took their toll
Until my pretties got rotten with holes
But my wife and my friends never acted cold
I got the bad teeth blues
I got the bad teeth blues
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One day a dentist set up in town
Had a pretty assistant that drew in the crowds
She booked me in and calmed me down
I got the bad teeth blues
I got the bad teeth blues
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She leant forward as he gave me the dose
I could have kissed her soft lips her face was so close
She patted my tears and smiled at my woes
I got the bad teeth blues
I got the bad teeth blues
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I froze on his couch, my knees knockin’ like drums
My eyes went wild like an old drunken bum’s
And I moaned as I watched his needle come
I got the bad teeth blues
I got the bad teeth blues
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He drilled and he filled with the shiniest gold
And polished the enamel so it shone as of old
And my grin was a wonder for all to behold
No more bad teeth blues
No more bad teeth blues
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Now everyone calls me Mack the Knife
I’ve lost my job and I’ve lost my wife
No-one trusts my smile with their life
I got the good teeth blues
I got the good teeth blues
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When I think back I feel an old ache
For the days when my teeth were a pair of old rakes
Before my mouth fired-up like a birthday cake
I got the good teeth blues
I got the good teeth blues

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Lords of Disruption

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Beware the Lords of Silicon Valley

Who create new worlds in binary code

They’ve convinced themselves they’re freedom fighters

They believe they’re Kerouaks On the Road

 

They vow to eradicate injustice

They vow to shake the Powerful’s hold

But every act has its consequences

Whose ends can never be foretold

 

We are on display as algorithms

Our very natures sold and bought

It is the end of incognito

It is the end of private thought

 

They’re creating tools of mass deception

They’re adding windows  to our souls

Despite the wish to fight for freedom

They’re creating tools for mass control

 

Beware the Lords of Silicon Valley

Who create new worlds in binary code

They’ve convinced themselves they’re freedom fighters

They believe they’re Kerouaks On the Road

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