Paul the Lion
Paul the Lion Poems
- Sweet Country Girl And I My eyes first caught her across the ...
- Please Love Me What I have now is the blues For here there's...
- One Drunkard's Blues Lonely nights which seem sublime Can ...
- Price I Pay, The The price I pay for the things I say is ...
- Girl In The Castro You Grateful Dead hat Me feeling lonely
- Ballad Of Joe And Rhonda, The From the deserts down in ...
- Old Glory Old Glory, O how you have changed You were born ...
'The true profession of a man is to find his way to himself'
Socialist-Buddhist, hard travelin', ramblin' cowboy/beatnik/hippy poet. I slowly, cautiously post my stuff on here; my early stuff is fairly innocent, my later stuff can be brutal. Greatest influences on my poetry are: Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Bob Marley, Grateful Dead, Kris Kristofferson, Townes Van Zandt, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, John Denver, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Pete Seeger, bravery, cowardice, cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, sex, the mountains, the rivers, the forest, the oceans, the desert, the trees, the flowers, the grass, the dirt, the dust, the sand, the birds, the bears, the deer, the cats, ... more »
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Sweet Country Girl And I
My eyes first caught her across the street
She looked like someone I'd fancy to meet
She was wearing a long violet dress
But I was rugged and my hair was a mess
You were wondering who was this cat
Sitting on a rotten bench in a dirty cowboy hat
On his guitar he was trying to play some John Denver song
You laughed because half of his chords were wrong
She walked up and asked if I wanted a cuppa joe
I boyishly smiled and said 'I reckon so'
I strolled down the dirt road with this girl in a pretty gown
She said there wasn't a single paved street in ...