Life Dreams / Lucid Living (c) 2003

CARNIVL

I got
        CRAZY words!

Y'all should see em
         They's a
         N'Awleens jumpin' jazz
festival

    wit' stilt-walkin', trash-talkin'
                   jugglers
   n' flamin' side-show
  sword swallowers

(Voodoo princess in the corner
   Doncha think y'oughtta warn er?)

They's ju-ju in the air
  & frantic dancin' lewd &
   bawdy
         high-life thugs

Well they jist ain't
    in control
    of they senses

  an' they sho' ain't in control
    of the fences --

Those

have been

   s t a m p e d e d

I got CRAZY,
   words make hocus-pocus pie
    wit' jumbalaya n' sweet paella
      n' eggplant parmesan --

I think
   I'll eat them words
      I'm sho' they taste
   Deeeee-lishshsh-ussss

n' they ain't too bad
    digested n' re-
    gurgitated, neither!

Yeah! Taste them words
  Wit' yo' ears,
   Wit' yo' eyes
Wit' da pre-rational room
In yo' mind
n' dance, dance to they samba

Starlit night time
    Drunken, shoutin' revelers
Aswirl in a frenzy
    Of passion n' despair

Skirts n' voices
        Flappin' in the stompin,
Stomped-up dust storm

I

Got crazy

                                     WORD!


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