Poet Teardrops

from Punk Heart by Short Hand

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Hey poet. Lovebird.
You got a life, word bird?

What do you think, at night,
Knowing the road you travel?
You don't advocate violence, or anything, do you?
You got a patron, poet?
Like I've got my wife?

Do you wake up tired
Unable to lay down?
Are you like a jump roper jumping rope? (Jump!)
Is there a fire somewhere?
Any room for jokes? Any room for skipping jokes?

You know it.
You don't have to be told about it.
Do you understand time on a clock?
Are you, or are you not, on a map, a dot?
Teardrops! Teardrops! Poet teardrops!


from Punk Heart, released January 1, 2014
All music, vocals, and lyrics by Shorthand P. Davis ©2014

Scott Bugher plays bass


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Short Hand Muncie, Indiana

Short Hand figures that it's easier to learn to play an instrument than it is to find someone who can play it. He also figures that it's easier for him to do the writing, recording, mixing, artwork, and anything else that might need to be done. In the end, a set of sounds collect themselves into different shapes one might call "albums." Some sound like this and some sound like that. ... more

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