Bongwater lyrics
1. Homer
2. Crime
3. Pew
4. Too Much Sleep
5. The Big Sell-Out
6. I Wanna Talk About it Now
7. Double Birth
8. Pool
10. Havana
11. Pentagon

 

all lyrics © Kramer
Tess Music, BMI
(adm. by Bug Music)

 

HOMER
Momma won't drive me home
she says
walk home in the rain
says
brag about your fame on the block
clouds of soggy people
shooting people
shooting brain across my brain, again
again
again
yankee go home to your home 'cuz you're home
rasta go home to your home and you call it home
rhyming go?
WE are The Menace American...
THIS IS OLD GLORY, the red white & blue

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CRIME
The clouds cut like lightening
Isn't that frightening?
Like warm lines on ice
Not very nice
Fire on jet masters men out of life
Napalm and men are like Judas & Christ

You were yellow or red and then black & blue
I never could take my pretty eyes off of you

We saw them running and we put them in line
HOW DID THEY WIN against a 300 mile an hour CRIME?

I'm wired with fire
No one can bust me
No one can find...
No one can fell me

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PEW
What made you go away?
How could you sentence me to stay?
No longer than a day
No Goth I said NO WAY

Do you remember all the whispers in your ear?
THOSE WERE THE ONLY LIES I WANTED YOU TO HEAR
Those were the Lies that kept you Near

Old woman take my hand
You keep me BLIND to where I'm at
Now look into my hat
Now Look into my lap
Now look into my blackness
Look into my mind

So now you offer tiny conversation
Come be my New Infatuation
You'll be my New Relfection

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TOO MUCH SLEEP
Sleeping is like living like it starts so slow
Like you're 20 years old before you pick up the tempo
No it's not funny
Oh no it's not funny
I hear you laughing but i swear it's not funny
You think it's humorous the way we fade away
But one day you'll feel it too and this is what you'll say:

I've had too much sleep, too much sleep, i've slept too much
I slept way too much, i really overslept
I could've been awake but i slept way too much

Oh i can sleep safely in the u.s.a.
Or i could've been out in the sun all day
Or had too much sleep, too much sleep...

I've spent a lot of time up in harlem
And even more in the far east
I never fought for my country
Or from the belly of the beast
'Cuz i got plenty aggravation
I can't seem to get too much sleep

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THE BIG SELL-OUT
Gone tomorrow
Here today
Listen very hard to what we say
Being small was yesterday
Selling out is here to stay
O my
O yeah
I want a bigger avenue
To drive my jaguar over you
Here today is what we say
A penny is a dollar turned away
A lesson learned the hardest kind of way

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I WANNA TALK ABOUT IT NOW
Well if I'm crying inside about a thing I'm trying to hide
and you don't understand
and it gets all out of hand
So I turn away but that only makes you say,
"I wanna talk about it now. These words won't wait."
I got some feelings inside me that are screaming to get out
And these are some emotions you don't hear, so I will shout:
WELL IT'S A LONG WAY FROM FLORIDA OR OHIO!
But the feeling is the same and it only goes to show
Time to say it LOUD
Time to say it PROUD
I don't like what I see
and if I'm talking too LOUD
I'm using secondary vision and an OLD WHITE CLOUD
It's been floating through my future and my past is spinning 'round
I wanna TALK about it NOW
About the RACIST IN THE CROWD
'Cuz I'm BLACK AND I'M WHITE AND I'M BLUE AND I'M PROUD
We gotta talk about it NOW about the COMMON-LAW SHROUD
For an ordinary man and an extraordinary girl
To come together and apart and then together in this world.

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DOUBLE BIRTH
They
They never saw me when I was down
You never called me when I was out
I know because
there was no song
no words
no lovers left on my machine
so mean

All my friends were trying to kick
Because they made their mothers sick
All along they couldn't see how much their lives affected me

Oh no
I couldn't tell the truth
I was better in my youth
But now I see I haven't changed
The mirror says I've stayed the same

(double birth double life double life double birth double life)

You
You took me home
You said, "to be alone"
was right for me

They
Gave me a robe
and then a crown

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POOL
Pool in my heart
Pool of red in my heart
I want you to swim
Swim a mile
Pool in my heart
I want you to drown
I want you to drown there
Drown in my pool
Drown in my heart
Pool in my heart
Pool of red in my heart
I want you to drown
I want you to drown
I want you to drown
I want you to drown

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HAVANA
Anna was bad
Anna was bad but Anna was real good to me
Everyone was phony just like a fad
But Anna had a dream, you see
So I ran up a letter on paper made from a tree
Then I sealed it with a tear that ran away from the sea

Anna where is your Nightmare
With you I'd spend the Night there
It's only Anna and her dream I was desperate to see
I'd cut off my eye if Only I could see you
Cut off my hair if only I could see you...

If I could have Anna
Fly to HAVANA

Anna was bad but Anna was real good to me
Everyone was phony just like a fad
But Anna had a dream, you see

It's only Anna and her dream I was desperate to see

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PENTAGON
Her tongue
Was like a BOMB
With crooked nose
And behind the nose was a tongue
And behind the tongue
WAS A GIRL
A VERY BIG GIRL
WITH A VERY BIG TONGUE

SO I RAN INTO JOE
AND I BROKE HIS TOES
THEN HE LIMPED AWAY

THEN HE LIMPED AWAY

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