This Anthem

This Anthem

This Anthem

Let this anthem break down the door and shake The Parthenon.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

Yelling at the dragon

Yelling at the dragon

Yelling at the dragon

Maybe it’d be easier if I could sing the same line over and over, but my voice got pretty hoarse from yelling at the dragon.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

The car and the mountaintop

The car and the mountaintop

The car and the mountaintop

The car looked a lot like a mountaintop as we stood on it and yelled through our megaphones into the smoke. The blackbirds flew just a little higher.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

All-nighter

All-nighter

All-nighter

One day I’ll probably pull an all-nighter full of one-mores.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

Out on the sky

Out on the sky

Out on the sky

I slept out on the sky last night, pitched the tent on the clouds.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

The B-17

The B-17

The B-17

Sometimes I drop from The B-17 with my grandpa and the shooting stars.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

Sorry, we’re closed

Sorry, we’re closed

Sorry, we’re closed, I’m sitting down to dinner with all my friends in higher places.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

The girl with the sky blue backpack

The girl with the sky blue backpack

The girl with the sky blue backpack

The girl with the sky blue backpack turned and smiled at me. Late summer saved the best stars for us, and I was thinking about taking her for a ride in the old spaceship. Something in me flickered and burned out a little knowing it wasn’t gonna last. The nights under the stars blurred with her plastic photos and left a smudge on my mind. It’s funny how I tried to set the lights in stone, they’re really just a blink of the eye and a signal on the radio. She’s The Tear In My Heart, dancing and ripping at the heartstrings on the beat-up guitar.

She’s got hair like the night lake and skin as clear as the wind, A Butcher With A Smile. Eight hours in The Charger turns into half a moment when she’s right there in the passenger. Listening and laughing and loving, the girl with the sky blue backpack is walking in the dark, but the way she pulls me up and out makes me wish I could sit with her under the stars a little while longer.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

The pen’s dripping blood

The pen’s dripping blood

The pen's dripping blood

The pen’s dripping blood from all the wars we’ve waged.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.

Lampost Sprites

Lampost Sprites

Lampost Sprites

Lampost sprites took me home, all the way through Suburbia.

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I met a bear today.

I met a bear today.

a short storyI  put my bags up on the conveyor belt and was reaching for my shoes when I saw him....

Prisonsong

Prisonsong

I wish I could turn that stereo up, drown out all the static from space. Schemin’ For The Masses,...

Nightlake

Nightlake

Why are we so far apart? Why don’t these tired arms sprout wings and carry me to you? SMS takes...

In This Decade

In This Decade

In this decade                                                                     because it is...

Asphalt

Asphalt

Let’s hit the asphalt, run it to gravel, to dirt, to the open frontierlands at the edge of the...

Hello is different.

No page numbers. No titles. No table of contents. 

It’s a cultural commentary, a protest against the conventional wisdom, and a call for something more.