poem — Lament on the Fly

Why will the bugs not go away? Why will the bugs not go away? The heat has made them multiply They crawl, they bite, they flutter by They eat the crops, get in my eye The heat has made them multiply Their frolicked buzzes make me cringe Their frolicked buzzes make me cringe In every…

#SLS — “Better Man,” by Pearl Jam

Jim Adams is the sparkler-wielding host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have the delightful, lovely, magnificent, marvelous, splendid prompts of Best/Better/Good/Great and hopefully this will fit for everyone.  Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not.  If it…

dVerse — villanelle — Green Disease

We should control our avarice It matters not if kith nor kin It makes our souls cadaverous Our urge to win is sick, scabrous, Where matricide isn’t a sin We can’t control our avarice Our Mother’s become cancerous We can’t tell her bone from her skin It makes our souls cadaverous Our eyes gulp down…

SLS — “Love Boat Captain,” by Pearl Jam

Jim Adams is the solicitous host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have a partner related prompt with Couple/Together/Us and hopefully this will work out for everyone. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does not…

Song playlist on Faith

Last week someone featured a song from Eric Clapton’s, “Journeyman” album. It had been awhile since listening to it, so I pulled it out this morning while doing the dishes. It’s a very enjoyable easy listening album. When I got to the song, “Running on Faith,” it gave me an idea to do a playlist…

Novelty Song Friday #2 — Bugs by Pearl Jam

I remember the first time I heard “Bugs” I thought what the HECK is this?? With the COVID-19 pandemic occurring as I type, this song fits right in. Vitalogy is the third studio album by American rock band Pearl Jam, released November 22, 1994, through Epic Records. Pearl Jam wrote and recorded Vitalogy while touring…