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Posted by : cj on Friday, December 03, 2004 - 04:30 PM
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Members' Posting Pool Chairs

Chairs have personalities
Like people
Most chairs we encounter
We don’t really notice
They are lined up
In rows
In a classroom
Or along a wall
In an office
They are sturdy
Functional chairs
They allow us to do our work
Somewhat comfortably
But because they all
Appear the same
It doesn’t matter which one
WE use
Unless it’s old
Or broken
We always prefer
Newer looking chairs

Some chairs
We buy
Because they make us look cool
They are expensive
They are slick products
Made to catch our eye
We stare with envy
These chairs are not practical
They never provide rest
Because if we get too close
Or, god-forbid, actually sit
On them
They may get ruined
In fact, the coolest chairs
Are roped off
In museums
Works of art, we call them
Not to be touched
Only to be looked at
Superstar chairs

I want to be
The kind of chair
That only a few
People see
The chair carved
By a grandfather
Seams sewn by a grandmother
A comfy, rocking chair
It doesn’t look too fancy
But it has its charm
The older it gets
The more it understands
The shape of your body
It molds itself
To the contours of the people
It provides rest for
The family chair
That gets warmer and warmer
With each sitting


POP!

Deep within my own world thoughts
And feeling so beautiful
Listening to AC/DC
Strolling and cajoling
And feeling one with the world
And at two with
God and me

At the Axel Roller Rink
The wheels were spinning, were spinning
Breeze hitting our faces tasted of winning, of winning
But with all the spinning ‘round
The dizziness was bound
To make us come down, down

Those kids were bigger
They saw my hair and called me nigger

And it hit me
And it crushed me
And like a train on a bullet on the tracks
I went POP!

Deep within a natural crush
And feeling so vulnerable
Hanging off every word he’d say
Laughing and crashing
On the shores of the afternoon
Noticing his expressions change

Underneath the dusk drenched
Pine trees words were spinning, were spinning
His smile before my face tasted of winning, of winning
But with all the spinning ‘round
The dizziness was ‘bound
To make us come down, down

White skin pulled him back
Question: Do you like me?
Answer: You’re black.

And it hit me
And it crushed me
And like a train on a bullet on the tracks
I went POP!

Deep within my alienation
Feeling so useable
Shunning X-Ray days for smoky nights
Groping and hoping
That all of the white boy sex
Would make my wrong past turn right

Our mouths, our legs, our hands
Our fragile minds were spinning, were spinning
Every lonely conquest tasted of winning, of winning
But with all the spinning ‘round
The dizziness was ‘bound
To make us come down, down

Sex my hardest drug
I was shutting out my love

And it hit me
And it crushed me
And like a train on a bullet on the tracks
I went POP!
Like a train on a bullet on the tracks
I went POP!

I am a bullet
But I am the train and the tracks
I am the bullet
And I am the train and the tracks
And the bullet – POP!
And the bullet – POP!
I am the train and the tracks
I am the train and the tracks
And the bullet
POP!



NAAMAN’S SONG

Naaman gave better head
Naaman gave better head
Forget everything I’ve said
Because
Naaman gave the best head

See, Todd needed copious reassurance
He relied too heavily on his endurance
And this just left me physically sore
And emotionally, and mentally, and spiritually bored

But what could I expect from a work-out-aholic
Whose idea of sex was not to frolic
But to prove that he was the most manly and intense
And he did all this proving at my own expense

The gravity of his ways became much clearer
Every time I’d see him flex his muscles in the mirror
I felt bad for him and his image problems
So I tried reassuring words so we could solve them

I said things like, “Oh my god, you’re big!
Oh my god, you’re big! Oh my god, you’re big!
Please don’t ever stop, oh my god, you’re big!
Oh my god, you’re so hard, oh my god you’re big!”

And the truth was he was a decent size
But Todd, unfortunately, never got wise
To the fact that love isn’t about proving
So no matter what he did he was always losing

Because
Naaman gave better head
Naaman gave better head
Forget the lies I’ve said
Because
Naaman gave the best head

To be Mr. #1 lover, Todd was always trying
And at the time he was, I wasn’t lying
But there is something frigid about a guy
Who can’t make love to you and look you in the eye



I tried to tell him what I needed
At times I hinted, at times I pleaded
But he remained focused on his own physique
I imagine he thought he had a technique

He never wanted to try that
Or experiment with this
His tongue cleaning my throat,
To him, was a kiss

He didn’t want a human being
Or to see the best in me
And this sent me running
To my destiny

A simple man, by the name of Naaman
Although he is simple, he is no caveman
No, my fellow women, he is a blessing to us
For with his humble tongue he raised the art of cunnilingus

Naaman was so creative, dedicated and giving
I had to lie back and think, “Now this is living!”
But I still loved Todd, that fact remained
And although we had parted, we would unite again

I gave up my friends, my family, my city, my place
Todd had, “I will be more giving,” written all over his face
But he still remained cold, selfish and scared
He saw no need for true intimacy and wondered why I cared

Todd’s motto was be #1, win at all cost, even if you are wrong
Well, now he must face my song:

Naaman gave better head
Naaman gave better head
He did it to me in that bed (I let you keep)
Yes, Naaman gave the best head
Naaman gave better head
Naaman gave better head
Short
Balding
Never worked out
Never will work out
Never will envy your working-out self
Naaman gave the best head


 
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