HACKENSACK (A THELONIOUS MONK LYRIC) POEM BY PAUL AMROD I got to be hung on a rack The day is not done till I buy a six-pack I drink it down boldly My aunt she just told me We’re stuck in Hackensack I took the blame and the rap To keep my friend from […]Read more "HACKENSACK"
Ask Me Now (Thelonious Monk Lyric) – Poem by Paul Amrod Sometimes it’s not so easy I am always busy Try to catch a word with me Out into the sunset Looking for a coquette I won’t be silent. Ask Me Now Joking with my buddy And the day is sunny Keeping off the newly-mowed […]Read more "ASK ME NOW"
Little Rootie Tootie (Thelonious Monk Lyric) – Poem by Paul Amrod He’s walkin’ his beat He’s got tired feet my friend He’s stalkin’ real fast and havin’ a blast event He’s rollin’ his eyes to keep a disguise in set His name is Rootie Tootie He circles the block and watches the clock in time […]Read more "LITTLE ROOTIE TOOTIE"
Monk’s Mood (Thelonious Monk Lyric) – Poem by Paul Amrod Lazy, fading softly Languid is the attitude Lost amidst a daydream Maybe so it seems as if I’m in Monk’s Mood. I am feeling blissful Nothing perturbs me now Bluebirds shall whistle sweetly and subdued I’m lost inside of Monk’s mood I sing a song […]Read more "MONK’S MOOD"
DAYS OF THE MORBID FASCISTS We were born to inherit this Earth without schism not to be victims of regimented artificial borders. We have a baboon in the White House building his walls with contractors mixing cement and waiting for orders. Hemorrhaging henchmen are blurting out a prognosis of nationalism. Disseminating anxiety to initiate an […]Read more "DAYS OF THE MORBID FASCISTS"