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Ted Greenwald
from IN YOUR DREAMS
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OUT OF TOWN

Everything in writing
Pure suit happiness
DC guitar head A/C’ed
Everything in writing
DC guitar head A/C’ed
In a manner of speaking
Everything in writing
Pure suit happiness
In a manner of speaking
Please look up Main Street
Brought back by tree demand
In a manner of speaking
Brought back by tree demand
Matter of actual fact
In a manner of speaking
Please look up Main Street
Matter of actual fact
Fold to believe
So easy, don’t try on
Matter of actual fact
So easy, don’t try on
The voice memorizes the night
Matter of actual fact
Fold to believe
The voice memorizes the night
With your body incorporates
Surrounds with mental woman tell
The voice memorizes the night
Surrounds with mental woman tell
Free at (shoe) last
The voice memorizes the night
With your body incorporates
Free at (shoe) last
Here’s your door
You never know (auto) again
Free at (shoe) last
You never know (auto) again
Alive with bulbs (aame)
Free at (shoe) last
Here’s your door
Alive with bulbs (aame)
Honk when you leave knees
Fortunate to be bordered
Alive with bulbs (aame)
Fortunate to be bordered
(Don’t) you know who you are
Alive with bulbs (aame)
Honk when you leave knees
(Don’t) you know who you are
Mind die suddenly
Expanding on what they know
(Don’t) you know who you are
Expanding on what they know
Winner pieces save, goodness fit
(Don’t) you know who you are
Mind die suddenly
Winner pieces save, goodness fit
Heart as a verb
More than needed
Winner pieces save, goodness fit
More than needed
Draw together to paint slope
Winner pieces save, goodness fit
Heart as a verb
Draw together to paint slope
Take requests oh dying embers
Understands what inner workings
Draw together to paint slope
Understands what inner workings
Reduce to a splendid more room
Draw together to paint slope
Take requests oh dying embers





CLOSE PERSONALLY

Hold on
Anybody at all
Accustomed to thinking
Hold on
Accustomed to thinking
Mind if I smoke
Hold on
Anybody at all
Mind if I smoke
Easy motions and careful attention
End dressed wet
Mind if I smoke
End dressed wet
Shrug Try the phone
Mind if I smoke
Easy motions and careful attention
Shrug Try the phone
Headlights splash regret
Sun burns through nature
Shrug Try the phone
Sun burns through nature
Making believe a golden age
Shrug Try the phone
Headlights splash regret
Making believe a golden age
You pee on
But close as family
Making believe a golden age
But close as family
But no home
Making believe a golden age
You pee on
But no home
And here’s another ease fact
You probably thought you meant
But no home
You probably thought you meant
I’m very happy for you
But no home
And here’s another ease fact
I’m very happy for you
Between the twin legs
Taking not too long to please
I’m very happy for you
Taking not too long to please
Breathing at each other
I’m very happy for you
Between the twin legs
Breathing at each other
If that’s what you like
And meaning all talk crossroads
Breathing at each other
And meaning all talk crossroads
Auditing tongues
Breathing at each other
If that’s what you like
Auditing tongues
Double-entry don’t know not sure
Plays doc with snow clothes
Auditing tongues
Plays doc with snow clothes
Screwing hesitancy back together
Auditing tongues
Double-entry don’t know not sure
Screwing hesitancy back together
Starring WHAT HAPPENS THEN
Flirt through everything
Screwing hesitancy back together
Flirt through everything
Maybe you could
Screwing hesitancy back together
Starring WHAT HAPPENS THEN




AS YOU KNOW

That that
Could use the money
And so forth
That that
And so forth
Brings me to the part
That that
Could use the money
Brings me to the part
Blues, by other means
Need to know
Brings me to the part
Needs to know
But stop asking
Brings me to the part
Blues, by other means
But stop asking
Cars come and go
Why me
But stop asking
Why me
Next thing I knew
But stop asking
Cars come and go
Next thing I knew
Boats Planes Trains
Telling it all
Next thing I knew
Telling it all
Thrill down into asshole
Next thing I knew
Boats Planes Trains
Thrill down into asshole
How to listen
How to combine drivers’ seats
Thrill down into asshole
How to combine drivers’ seats
Anybody I know?
Thrill down into asshole
How to listen
Anybody I know?
Good days bad days
Good 1/2 days bad 1/2
Anybody I know?
Good 1/2 days bad 1/2
How well I know
Anybody I know?
Good days bad days
How well I know
Understanding nod
Movies Books Records
How well I know
Movies Books Records
Shrubs Bushes Trees
How well I know
Understanding nod
Shrubs Bushes Trees
Time for refreshments
Doesn’t work that way
Shrubs Bushes Trees
Doesn’t work that way
Who would’ve thought
Shrubs Bushes Trees
Time for refreshments
Who would’ve thought
Self dissolves
Losing touch
Who would’ve thought
Losing touch
Stunning white gravel walk
Who would’ve thought
Self dissolves




YOU MAYBE ONLY

Money, or something else
Makes sound simple
A moral someplace
Money, or something else
A moral someplace
When the first person plural
Money, or something else
Makes sound simple
When the first person plural
Wonders, all sunset,
What the third person’s talking
When the first person plural
What the third person’s talking
But rearview, food store sign
When the first person plural
Wonders, all sunset,
But rearview, food store sign
The heart felt beating
In the presence of second person
But rearview, food store sign
In the presence of second person
Wearing only mouth and tongue
But rearview, food store sign
The heart felt beating
Wearing only mouth and tongue
Chances something might happen
When unexpectedly it does
Wearing only mouth and tongue
When unexpectedly it does
Touching the person closest
Wearing only mouth and tongue
Chances something might happen
Touching the person closest
Milking landscape for all worth
If it’s working, just move on
Touching the person closest
If it’s working, just move on
Down the road, almost anywhere
Touching the person closest
Milking landscape for all worth
Down the road, almost anywhere
(Thank you very much)
Which was what it was all about
Down the road, almost anywhere
Which was what it was all about
When person or persons unknown
Down the road, almost anywhere
(Thank you very much)
When person or persons unknown
Met looking, been up to?
Like you said, irregardless
When person or persons unknown
Like you said, irregardless
What’s up for today?
When person or persons unknown
Met looking, been up to?
What’s up for today?
Thought about for the moment
Outdoors slam everywhere
What’s up for today?
Outdoors slam everywhere
Terrible modern attery enters therapy
What’s up for today?
Thought about for the moment
Terrible modern attery enters therapy
Would you like to talk about
You’re so great
Terrible modern attery enters therapy
You’re so great
Would you bestow some wonder
Terrible modern attery enters therapy
Would you like to talk about




SUCH AS

With what
With whatever
Don’t know
With what
Don’t know
Not sure
With what
With whatever
Not sure
Like saying
But meaning
Not sure
But meaning
Wonder if
Not sure
Like saying
Wonder if
Back to how
Any chance
Wonder if
Any chance
Turn better
Wonder if
Back to how
Turn better
Do see
Means tonight
Turn better
Means tonight
Ask again
Turn better
Do see
Ask again
Here either
That what
Ask again
That what
Turn smile
Ask again
Here either
Turn smile
Which were
Didn’t happen
Turn smile
Didn’t happen
Got nothing
Turn smile
Which were
Got nothing
Weren’t you?
You like?
Got nothing
You like?
Make feel
Got nothing
Weren’t you?
Make feel
Perfect stare
Look down
Make feel
Look down
From down
Make feel
Perfect stare
From down
As though
Shake head
From down
Shake head
Sure about
From down
As though




SPEAKING OF

On your way back
Get me a coffee
Remember me to friends
On your way back
Remember me to friends
Think of me often
On your way back
Get me a coffee
Think of me often
The circle has a nice ring
Landscape, nature
Think of me often
Landscape, nature
That sort of thing
Think of me often
The circle has a nice ring
That sort of thing
Mistaken one for the other
Never be heard from again
That sort of thing
Never be heard from again
Is that a fact?
That sort of thing
Mistaken one for the other
Is that a fact?
The knee’s a crook
The hand’s sheepish
Is that a fact?
The hand’s sheepish
Yes, you could, but why
Is that a fact?
The knee’s a crook
Yes, you could, but why
Making up for lost
But that was a nice thing
Yes, you could, but why
But that was a nice thing
It looks great now
Yes, you could, but why
Making up for lost
It looks great now
It looks great in magazines
How will it look in 20 years
It looks great now
How will it look in 20 years
When I open the refrigerator
It looks great now
It looks great in magazines
When I open the refrigerator
There are so many things I like
The finish of the sentence is lovely
When I open the refrigerator
The finish of the sentence is lovely
To star by
When I open the refrigerator
There are so many things I like
To star by
More than a hole
Reduced to childhood
To star by
Reduced to childhood
Don’t do it
To star by
More than a hole
Don’t do it
Don’t tell me about it
Cap that mutha fucka
Don’t do it
Cap that mutha fucka
Along personal lines
Don’t do it
Don’t tell me about it




SUCH AS IT IS

Hard put to
Didn’t need any
No need to
Hard put to
No need to
Circumstances themselves differently
Hard put to
Didn’t need any
Circumstances themselves differently
Was at a loss to
To require, was asking too much
Circumstances themselves differently
To require, was asking too much
Why bother to
Circumstances themselves differently
Was at a loss to
Why bother to
Later, I would
But would they understand the
Why bother to
But would they understand the
Would she understand what I was
Why bother to
Later, I would
Would she understand what I was
Let me
This requires no
Would she understand what I was
This requires no
How can what happened be
Would she understand what I was
Let me
How can what happened be
You can fill in your own
Sleeping
How can what happened be
Sleeping
Don’t wake up
How can what happened be
You can fill in your own
Don’t wake up
Dreaming
Don’t put to sleep
Don’t wake up
Don’t put to sleep
Walking
Don’t wake up
Dreaming
Walking
Thinking
This is something
Walking
This is something
Saying
Walking
Thinking
Saying
Something else is
Something else
Saying
Something else
Asking
Saying
Something else is
Asking
Something is something
At elbow
Asking
At elbow
Floor yours
Asking
Something is something




EMPTY ORCHESTRA

And something else
Is something else
I’m turning
And something else
I’m turning
I’m going over
And something else
Is something else
I’m going over
Something can be anything
Or anyone, something else
I’m going over
Or anyone, something else
Can be someone
I’m going over
Something can be anything
Can be someone
Who’s something else
I’m sorting
Can be someone
I’m sorting
The beauty parts
Can be someone
Who’s something else
The beauty parts
I’m believing
Really, so fun
The beauty parts
Really, so fun
I’m falling
The beauty parts
I’m believing
I’m falling
In love out of love
Fresh from what sleep
I’m falling
Fresh from what sleep
Not someone else
I’m falling
In love out of love
Not someone else
I’m keeping
The certain looking person
Not someone else
The certain looking person
Not available in stores
Not someone else
I’m keeping
Not available in stores
I’m checking
The calculations seem rotund
Not available in stores
The calculations seem rotund
The figures round off
Not available in stores
I’m checking
The figures round off
I’m addressing
Something into someone, weeks
The figures round off
Something into someone, weeks
Neither time nor place
The figures round off
I’m addressing
Neither time nor place
Spun through venues
Don’t mean don’t mind
Neither time nor place
Don’t mean don’t mind
No heroine
Neither time nor place
Spun through venues




YOU NEVER ASKED

The little hand
Says to the big hand
Move on
The little hand
Move on
Famous only, for what
The little hand
Says to the big hand
Famous only, for what
Just a chance
Seems do glow
Famous only, for what
Seems do glow
Seeing the sea around
Famous only, for what
Just a chance
Seeing the sea around
Thought so acts as fasteners
Fan appreciation making
Seeing the sea around
Fan appreciation making
Daily sky amateur theatricals
Seeing the sea around
Thought so acts as fasteners
Daily sky amateur theatricals
(Bored demi smile)
In need of multiple thighs
Daily sky amateur theatricals
In need of multiple thighs
Tongue runs through lips
Daily sky amateur theatricals
(Bored demi smile)
Tongue runs through lips
Rehearsing early kisses
With mouth for waitress
Tongue runs through lips
With mouth for waitress
Looking down in
Tongue runs through lips
Rehearsing early kisses
Looking down in
Wintry celluloid
Looks succumbing to gravity
Looking down in
Looks succumbing to gravity
Work after a fashion
Looking down in
Wintry celluloid
Work after a fashion
Arm leads to shoulder
Raises into taxi
Work after a fashion
Raises into taxi
Eyes notice little things
Work after a fashion
Arm leads to shoulder
Eyes notice little things
Don’t know, not sure
Of what, or who
Eyes notice little things
Of what, or who
Very happy for you
Eyes notice little things
Don’t know, not sure
Very happy for you
Lean forward, lean elbows
Gone either way
Very happy for you
Gone either way
Bent over and picked up
Very happy for you
Lean forward, lean elbows




SO IT SEEMS

Talk just to talk
That does it
Unseen doors unmarked passages
Talk just to talk
Unseen doors unmarked passages
Now that you called me by name
Talk just to talk
That does it
Now that you called me by name
Like I told you
I don’t want to know
Now that you called me by name
I don’t want to know
Dreamt up Hung up
Now that you called me by name
Like I told you
Dreamt up Hung up
Behind the wheel, spelled
Memoirs (left)
Dreamt up Hung up
Memoirs (left)
A little something (right)
Dreamt up Hung up
Behind the wheel, spelled
A little something (right)
Out of the question
You tell me, clear with
A little something (right)
You tell me, clear with
I saw this on TV
A little something (right)
Out of the question
I saw this on TV
All the same to me
Park out front
I saw this on TV
Park out front
(So now what?)
I saw this on TV
All the same to me
(So now what?)
What do you have in mind
Drape over preview
(So now what?)
Drape over preview
Right again
(So now what?)
What do you have in mind
Right again
The fella’s mother
Thought he was his father
Right again
Thought he was his father
Then him
Right again
The fella’s mother
Then him
Then she sleeps like a baby
(I think so?)
Then him
(I think so?)
I’m used to
Then him
Then she sleeps like a baby
I’m used to
Why do I have to suffer
A quiet simple country life
I’m used to
A quiet simple country life
Believe it Forget it
I’m used to
Why do I have to suffer

 

 


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