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T' Her
for Monk 'n' Mabern


'roun' midnight
'n' you
'bout 12 'clock
'n' 'round, I guess, oh,
you
'bout midnight I w'z
12 'r so 'n' I w'z lookin' 'round 'n'
'bout midnight I s'z
'tsabout 12 I s'z
you 'n'
so I took 'n' s'z
'round here somewhere I think
'roun' midnight
I s'z I gotta
'cuz you gotta be 'roun'
'bout 12 it's gotta be 'bout
mus' be 'roun' midnight
anyway 'n' you gotta be
at least somewhere I s'z 'n'
so 'roun' midnight
I took a li'l look 'n' saw
'tsabout 11:59 I s'z you
'n' someone s'z oh yeah
'cuz I know you
'n' I know
'roun' midnight you might
y'know be somewhere
'n' someone s'z you, y'know
'n' so I took a li'l 'n' s'z
well 'tsaroun' midnight
so I gotta look where
'n' someone s'z take a li'l
so I took some 12 'r midnight
'r mebbe 1 'r 2 'n' s'z
you mus'
'n' lookin' for you 'roun' midnight
'cuz y'know
you mus' be somewhere 'round here
'roun' midnight
'r 1
'r 2
'r 3
I gotta
y'know
gotta
'roun' midnight
'n' anyway
mus' be at least 12
'n' I gotta get
gotta fin', y'know, someone
gotta fin' you
'roun' somewhere
'round, I guess,
midnight











Smile
for Ellen McIlwaine


who's that smile for
you give smile at
who's that you give
smile for you and
smilin' with your red hair
gi-tar
fast fingers smilin' for
who's that
fast smile fingerin'
red hair smilin'
gi-tar
got sock
sparkle and fast finger gi-tar
slidin' smile
for who for
someone back there smilin'
you got fast fingers for
sparkle for who
got red hair smilin'
fingers flyin'
slidin' gi-tar smile
you got
you give
gi-tar
smilin' fingers
sparkle sock and
someone back there
you are smilin'
at who got
sparkle and
got sock
got you
got gi-tar
got sock and smile
givin' all and
givin' sock
you
got gi-tar smile
finger red
and hair is
you
are smilin' gi-tar
slidin' you
and fingers fast
and smilin' red hair
slidin' who for
you are smilin'
back there
who are
you are
smilin'
gi-tar
red
'n'
you
'n'
git
'n'
red
'n'
are
'n'
you are gi-tar smilin' red
'n' black
'n' vested in
t' rest
t' git
t' r
t' gi
t' smile back at
who are red
are there
are you
are smilin' gi-tar
who's that smile for
you give









When


when I loved you you were young
and beautiful
when I loved you
you were you
'n' 'gan 'dwheni
were byou
t' full love
when
love fell
young i
young you and I
loved you and you
loved beaut-
i-full of pink
nipple
green paint
my eyeful
you
and pink nipple green
you were by you
to fill
my eye full of
young you
loved a fill of you
'n' 'gan 'dwheni
were laughing young you
beautiful
'dwheni
lips pink
nipple
eye
green you loving
'gan
lips
be you
to fill
'dwheni 'n' 'gan t'
see your young and beautiful nipple
fill my eye
my green lips full of you
laughing my eye lips pink nipple you
of 'n' 'gan eye
to fill you
full
of you
your beautiful eye
your green young nipple
pink in lips of green
'n' t'
'n' f'
'n' s'
my
eye
to
you
for
you
are











Not To But For


I never sang my love to you
nor could
but gave you
not sung to
my unsung love
I sang for you
and would
not to but for you
sing my love
I could not bring myself
to sing
to bring
to love you
for you
being
more of love
I could not sing
but bring
my song unsung
my love
I came with
couldn't sing
couldn't bring
to you
the song I sang for you
with love
unsinging
ringing in the new
song I sang
because of you
who I gave to
my love
but couldn't sing
could not give song
to you
but for you sang
my love that rang
a new ring round me
loving you
who I could not
sing to
but for
a song of love










Should've


You should've loved me, I guess;
should've guessed I would have you
'n' love'd've been what
would've, should've been
'n' I'd've loved you
if you'd've loved me, I guess
if I'd been loving
you'd've had me
loving you,
only you
loving having me
'n' 'd've been
love
'n' 'd've had
you
'n' 'd've
you 'n' me
'n' bein' in love
'n' I'd have you, love,
'n' you'd have me
'n' love'd have us
'n' we'd have love
'n' you
'n' I
'n' love
'n' I should've loved you, I guess;
should've guessed
you would have me.










Else


someone else's words
always say what I want
someone saying words
other than what
I want
words saying
I saying
someone else's want
words I say with
what
I say
someone else always
saying I
saying what want
what words
what someone else wants with words
I always say
what I want
words with someone
always saying something
other than what I want
other than words I want
to say what someone says
with words I always want
what words say
what I say
what someone else always says
what I want
is always words
is always someone else
saying what I want to say
with words I want
with something I want
to say something else










Sugar


Who got sugar?
She got.

Sugar, she some sugar.
Ah, got some,
got sugar,
got she, got -
she got sugar.
Got who?
She.
What?
Sugar.
Ah.
Some sugar.










Morning Song


sun kiss brick
kiss green pipe sun
kiss bird-song brick
kiss sun kiss pipe
kiss wire sun
kiss bird-song green
in early morning
wire sky kiss
green leaf blue
kiss sky kiss sun
kiss shingle sun
kiss board kiss sky
kiss early morning
bird-song sky
kiss wire strung kiss
board kiss sun
kiss roof of shingle
wired board kiss
green leaf sky
of wired sun
of shingled roof
kiss morning bird
of green pipe sun
kiss blue
of morning roof
kiss sun
of shingle bird
kiss green
kiss sun
kiss morning shingle
bird











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