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Songs to be sung!

Songs to be sung! / Will you come this way again? / And see the smiles on the faces from back when / Did you inspire a smile? / Encourage s…

Suicide!

As darkness fell on this body / As the light slowly went dim / As the words no longer spoke / A mind sits willingly to take / Cold, lifeles…

what my eyes have seen

My eyes have seen / The beauty of this / World we live in / They have seen Europe, / Asia, Australia and New Zealand / South America / And …

Here in thought

Like rhythmic notes coming out of a flute / My thoughts go from doe ray me / To la tee doe, / As if it were an Un- enchanted melody / That…

Deep with in me

The sky is blue today / Oh how I wish it would stay that way / When the clouds cover the blue / It makes me sad / How about you / Cause sun…

Can you hear me now?

I have listened for so long / Yet unable to understand / I watched your lips move / With your motions so grand / You whispered to me secret…

Power in numbers

If I refused to go / Would they still send me? / If we all refused to go / Then what would they do? / What is it they want us to fight for?…

A day in the life of a corndog

I came to school today / Lost in a fog / Instead of coffee / I drank some / Eggnog / Julien walk in / And handed me / A corndog / I dunked…

Looking in all the wrong places

Into the day / I travel along / Looking for comfort / Looking for happiness / Looking for love / Hoping to find peace / As I walk along / …

Get Out

I have been cut to the quick / Mowed down to the roots / Leaving me in the grime / Of your ruthless words / Still are my thoughts / As it …

Empty

Lost in dispair / words silenced / Emotions curbed / I sit / Empty / No more to give / No longer do I care / I wait / For the end

Our Culture

Plug it in / Tune it out / Fill your mind / With technology / Type a text / Listen to a song / Play a game / Forget to write! / What is a …

Youths

Youths on the go / Yet do they know / What direction to take / How will they handle / Their Mistake / Direct them well / They seem hard to …

I ain’t a quitter

Momma didn’t raise a quitter / I may be mad / I may be bitter / But, Momma didn’t raise a quitter / She brought me up / To be tough and str…

Do you know where I am going?

The past is behind me for sure / I know this as I can’t see it in front of me / Not sure when I got a head of it / But when I look back the…

Sorrowed Heart

I don’ know why I smile today / Don’t know why I did not stay / You were right and I was wrong / Now our hearts both are torn / Cause You a…

Memorial Day

The flag fly’s high today / In the land of the brave / I salute those that have served / And to those who gave / Freedom! / Oh yes / Freed…

The circle of life

Coming to the age of understanding / Seeing the reality of our existence / Knowing what the circle of life is all about / I look to the ch…

me, myself and I

There is a conversation going on / One that you can’t hear / The words are getting crazy / And the talking is between ear to ear / Yes I am…

Still looking

Like a rocket launched into space / My heart searches the universe for you / You are my Mars in this solar system / And I need you / I will…

Through these eyes

Look into my eyes / What is it you see? / Can you see my youth? / The trials and tribulations of growing up / Do you see the times of my tr…

Thoughts!

Thoughts that stir around in one’s head / Not words that can be read / Some are troublesome / Some are joyous / And some thoughts are just…

Questions

Questions / Rarely answered / Why? / Because! / Because Why? / Just because! / Questions

Day of Silence

Day of Silence / They say that silence is golden / And children should be seen and not heard at all / Some say “only speak when you are spo…

Silence the people

I said something / And got knocked down / I got up again / And said something else / And once again / Got knocked down / Freedom of speech …

Nothingness

Empty is this feeling with in / Silent is the only thing that stirs / Nothingness is what is / What was, Is no longer / What will be? / No…

A relationship gone flat

There was a time I was called Jack / And you were called Ginger / We were known as / Jack and Ginger / A combination that went well togethe…

And now it all boils down to this

Once I went out my door in a flash / Anxious to make that cash / Once I had the desire / Just happy to get hired / And now it all boils dow…

Food for thought

I woke up this morning and took in a breath of fresh air / Went to the closet to see what to wear / Made myself some fresh coffee, drank it…

A pot of gold

Are you feeling lucky? / Well are you / Are you looking for that rainbow? / With the pot of gold at the end / Trying to catch that Leprecha…

poet’s friday

P hases / O f / E ducated / M anifestation / S implicity

The price!

Freedom is a suit of honor / And I wear it well / It’s not a second hand suit / I paid top dollar for it / It was tailored made / To fit ju…

Transformation

Light slips through / Dark drifts away / Mood swings flow / Emotions filter out / Night to morning / Morning to day / Day to night / All /…

The woman in charge!

I am humble before her / Her warmth comforts me / Her gifts of sunshine is growth to my world / She can make me smile or cry without effort…

I think of You

As I look up into the night sky / I see the light of the crescent moon / Brightness takes over the dark sky / That beams down upon the eart…
Me and a few friends in NYC by markhadafairday Me in 1974 while on the road with Blood Sweat and Tears by markhadafairday

Spring is around the corner

Old Man Winter / Yes you know your name / It’s time for you to go / My finger tips are frozen / And my toes are just the same / Zero and b…

A time to weep

When will they ever learn? / Long time passing / Flowers to graves / For soldiers everyone / Now they lay for him / For his passing / There…

A relationship gone flat

A relationship gone flat / There was a time I was called Jack / And you were called Ginger / We were known as / Jack and Ginger / A combina…

Snow?

I can’t believe the amount of snow we didn’t get / The forecast predicted a blizzard of such / The shoveling I didn’t do / Would have kill…

Let the Mind Flow

The mind is not a one way street / It should not have any road blocks / Even though you put up your own barricades / For a defensive purpo…

I love this song

I see trees of green…….. red roses too / I see em bloom….. for me and for you / And I think to myself…. what a wond…
Merry Christmas by markhadafairday

Happy Whatever

Am I politically correct to say Merry Christmas? / Happy Hanukah, Happy Kwanza to you and you and you / Am I wrong to wish you a happy what…

Covered in Smiles

The mask of reality / Hides the unseen / Leaving me at question / What is real? / Covered in smiles / But not for me / Just a mask / Of wha…
Ho Chi Minh by markhadafairday

I am still waiting!

As I look into the mirror / At the grey hairs that are there / I wonder what happened / To my ship that was coming in / I am still waiting…

The visitors

What are you getting me for Christmas she asked? / I smiled as I had no intensions of buying her a present / She was a young lady in High s…

I am a Non-Fiction

I am a book with many pages / But you only see the cover / My print / You will never read / Truth is hidden deep with in / The cover hide…

if you have a title for this let me know

So here I am sitting at my desk with nothing really pressing to do. Not sure why that is as everyone else is pretty darn busy around here.…

lost

I am lost within the wilderness / Of my own mind / Blinded by my thoughts / And concerns / The more I think / The more lost I become / My…

Put her back on task

She is always late to class / Yes always late to class / Each day she comes to me / And asks me for a pass / She asks me for a pass / Why d…
Winter is coming soon by markhadafairday

Friday’s madness

Oh how this day is beginning / For some reason / I am not winning / I ask for silence / And they just sit there grinning / My room keeps …

In memory and honor of Lou Reed

When I was younger and working with the band Blood Sweat and Tears as their road manager, I had met many recording artist during that time.…

Ever so giving

She wore red that day / It showed off her smile / And her rosy cheeks / Pleasant was her voice / Filled with love / To those around her / S…

not blind at all

My eyes have seen / The good / The bad / And / The ugly / Yet I still / look / 10/22/13

My Space

Space / Is place to be filled / Your space / My space / Their space / Our space / We can share space / Fill it with laughter / And if I car…

A day of In School Suspension

Time ticks by / Just sitting in a room / Looking at the clock / Maybe I’ll listen to a tune / Waiting for the hands to move / Two and a ha…

cocktails

ripple me this / sip the jack / tonic the water / dine the wine / scotch the soda / baily the cream / and rub the rum / this is what happen…
Looking off in the distance by markhadafairday

LooK

I am a creature of will / Stronger than most / Yet I do not kill / I have a name / Yet do not play your game / It is not me / But you / Tha…

Good Morning

As I lay down at night / The moon ever so bright / Watching over this darkened earth / I fall asleep / I dream pleasantly / And awake fresh…

My way

Disruptive thoughts / Life’s pain / Holding me down / Hard to move / Hard to think / Why? / Why? / Why? / No respect / No consideration / N…

Yet you know

Imaginary movement in my mind / Views of thoughts of the past / Lingering, lingering, lingering / Clear visions only I can see / Yet you kn…

My socks fell off!

I was running down the road when I tripped and fell and looked down to see that my socks fell off. Not sure how that happened as my shoes …

I scream for answers

There are questions in my head / The answers are somewhere / On the other side of the universe / If I yelled louder than loud / Still the a…

Move Mountains Together

It’s time to put your best foot forward / Start off with the right one / Walk straight ahead / A song in your heart / Some pep in your step…

Fire Away

The most powerful weapon in this world / Is education! / Let it never be disarmed / It will protect you through the years / It will help yo…

My focus turns

My focus turns / As I sigh during my day / Wishing for something / Other than what is / My focus turns to the sunshine / That gently warms …

Day of Silence

They say that silence is golden / And children should be seen and not heard at all / Some say “only speak when you are spoken to “ / Or Say…

Just don’t see empty words.

if I was a bird / I would post my picture here / for all to see my colorful feathers / if I was a stream in the forest / I would post my ru…

never in America

Never in America / Can a guy from anywhere / Go to sleep a pauper and wake up a millionaire / Never in America / Can a kid without a cent /…

Go ahead’ Micromanage me!

I have been slapped in the face / I have been kicked in the ass / I have been disrespected / Rejected and redirected / To finding myself / …

Never left in the Dark

Never left in the Dark / In the darkest moment / I have seen the light / That shadows the feelings within / I look deep and even deeper / …

Professional Strength

If the words came out of my mouth / With the feeling and emotions I feel / They would destroy those that sit before me / Silence is the sav…

life’s crap

My head is pounding with life’s crap / It is thrown at me from left to right / I can’t even duck it anymore / It hits me in the face daily …

still has his wit

two friends sitting on a curb / both homeless / both in rags / one says to the other / dude you are a burn out / and his friend replied / y…
Spring in New York by markhadafairday
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