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Heelstone Mary (2004)

Heelstone Mary (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

Locked in your bedroom
and lookin’ right up at you
shakin’ your hair in the ceilin’ lamp, wearing
your florescent halo,
like a sunwatchin’ heelstone.
I’m head under heel, as you’re
foldin’ me into your dawn. Read more

Daisy May (2004)

Daisy May (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

When I went down—when I went down—
when I went down, just to see how my lady lay,
she was sittin’ right there, by that that same gray stone,
just where I left her yesterday. Read more

Indiana Swan Song (2006)

Indiana Swan Song (2006)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

One day, I’ll spy you in a churchyard,
with a blush on your face
and say, “I’ll be your first rebellion,
if you’ll be my savin’ grace;” Read more

Cold Morning Blues (2005)

Cold Morning Blues (2005)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

Mornin’, cold mornin’, sweep the street.
The maple leaves are rustlin’ around my feet.
It’s a far, far whistle from home for me.
Shove along, shufflin’ down the street. Read more

Save My Own (2006)

Save My Own (2006)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

I tried and I tried
to get God on my side,
but he never did like the way I roll.

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Little Girl Blue (2006)

Little Girl Blue (2006)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

I never kissed you, my little girl blue;
just spent my nights drawing and thinkin’ about you.
Then, after high school, I had to leave town
to sing for the swallows and sleep on the ground. Read more