A Bowl Too Full

 I see you thinking
I see you look my way
but Love I love your love too much
to want you to throw it away
once there was a one
but he had another
I live on the rim of a bowl too full
of hope
too full of me alone.
Within your hands
my heart
yours
your eyes reveal
the face of my love
once there was a one
he was my other
I live on the rim of a life
that was split into two.

I'm a little bit in love but this time
gonna keep my heart on my mind
and I won't wait for a sign
to say it's time
'cause I'm standing on the edge
and I've got nothing to lose
don't give me anything and I'll be fine
I'll be fine
I'll be fine
I'll be fine

A twist of fate
it'll twist my arm
and I can't look away from what is
staring me staring me down
my one forever
I live on the rim of what I don't know
what I can't know.

Able

 I'm a little disabled
when hope invades the room
I'm a little disabled
at the thought of being loved by you
and I don't know how
you saw me standing in the dark
but darlin now
I want to open up my heart
'cause you think I'm able
to live a life I dreamed of long ago.

I'm a little disabled
when wishes do come true
I'm a little disabled
at the thought that I am loved by you
and I don't know how
we found each other in the dark
but darlin now
you are in my heart
'cause I think I'm able
to live a life I dreamed of long ago.

There's not much to say
that's not been said before
about a love that was life
a losing battle in war
that left me so disabled
that I can't kiss you goodnight
by your door.

About a Cake

 You gave me a crumb from your cake
that was as big as the sea
such a lovely cake
just a taste for me
then you took it to the kitchen
put it in the pantry way up high
yeah you took it to the kitchen
hid it from my sorry starving eyes.

so I stood at the foot
of a shelf to the sky
I could smell that sugar
that sugar should be mine
so I started climbing
Jack, he's never been so high
and I kept climbing
I should have known what I would find
she licked her fingers
and she looked at me
mouth full of venom
her eyes full of cream
in my hunger I had not foreseen
that when I found you
she would have picked you clean.

so I woke from my hope
with a bad belly ache
I am still so empty
so long I've had to wait
but I'll start cookin
I've got something on my shelf
and I'll keep cookin
I can cook it up myself.

All These Years

 I am a witness to your affection
when I am drawn I cut into
your hard soul
and they don't know you like I know you
they don't breathe in your same hallowed breath
they don't know you like I know you
they don't feel your pain inside my chest.

I've been blessed but I've been ill used
by a world who doesn't care
whose hope it loses
and they don't know me like you know me
they don't recall my face when we met
they don't me like you know me
they don't hold my youth inside their hands.

I've stood for you for all these years
when I could never stand beside you
beside you
and I will fall
whenever you fall
whenever you fall.

I know that this is who you are and I accept
that I am woven in a circle
in the center of your soul.

I've stood for you for all these years
when I could never stand beside you 
beside you

And every time you go I wonder
will you return or will you stay
upon a lonely field of clover
will night grow long as I still wait?

Bad One

 I'm a bad bad bad bad girl
not the good kind of bad
just a bad one
I'm every mother watching from the sidelines
while I'm playing on the opposite team
I know you know each play
even better than I
but I watch it while you let them slip away
I'm not breaking my own heart
I am tearing it apart
cause I know that all this trouble's cause of me
I'm a bad girl
hey I'm a bad girl
There's no man like my man
to love impossible things
tell me what's the time in the Holy Land
if it's wailing time in me?
seven hours seven days
what a struggle what a shame
and all because I'm no good
I'm no good at games.
I'll wait for the day
when you're running through my yard
I'll wait for the day
I'll wait for the day when you say
when you say I've been good.
I want more than I've got
I want more than everything
and I want it tied up in a pretty box
that doesn't seem like a lot to me
Today could be the day
when loving's not so hard
today could be the day
today is the day when you'll say..
I'm a bad bad bad bad girl
(but the good kind of bad
not the bad one).

Bus Driver