Posts Tagged ‘losers’

pumped and puffed with so much pride

July 30, 2022

You've had enough and now you're through
With everyone you ever knew
Who didn't do what you want them to

Holding on to hate so tight
You're righteous and you're always right

Making lists of friends and foes
For every thought they ever chose
Paranoia grows and grows

Pumped and puffed with so much pride
Everyone must take your side

Every grievance needs a name
Where you can cast a heap of blame
Hiding from your inner shame

Your tender heart is hurt and scarred
Envy grows and dreams die hard 

by Richard W. Bray

over and over

July 16, 2022

did you hear about the crazy thing
that Crazy Alice did?
been talking about Alice
since you were all kids

day after day, over and over
the same old conversation, over and over
nothing ever changes and you keep getting older

dry and dreary words
like cobwebs in your throat
stupid as a maggot
stubborn as a goat

day after day, over and over
the same old conversation, over and over
nothing ever changes, and you keep getting older

grab another name
and pass it all around
your whole wide world
is a dusty little town

day after day, over and over
the same old conversation, over and over
nothing ever changes, and you keep getting older

by Richard W. Bray

a whole lot crazy

March 10, 2022

I'm a whole lot crazy
I'm not an itty bitty crazy
Not a teensy weensy crazy
I'm a whole lot crazy over you

She says to wait your turn
As my insides start to churn

I'm a whole lot crazy
I'm not an itty bitty crazy
Not teensy weensy crazy
I'm a whole lot crazy over you

She says that she supposes
Send more jewelry and roses

I'm a whole lot crazy
I'm not an itty bitty crazy
Not a teensy weensy crazy
I'm a whole lot crazy over you

She says you're really sweet
I might let you wash my feet

I'm a whole lot crazy
I'm not an itty bitty crazy
Not a teensy weensy crazy
I'm a whole lot crazy over you

She says we might get together
Maybe someday, maybe never

I'm a whole lot crazy
I'm not an itty bitty crazy
Not a teensy weensy crazy
I'm a whole lot crazy over you

by Richard W. Bray


 

Love Angry

February 17, 2022

Love angry
Love selfish
Love empty
Love cruel
Love like a miser
Love like a fool

Love stupid
Love needy
Love lying
Love loud
Love like a loser
Always too proud

Love hopeless
Love hurtful
Love hungry
Love vain
Love like a bully 
Pass along pain

by Richard W. Bray

Public Relations

November 13, 2021

Public Relations
Give yourself a prize
Dancing like scarecrow
Who believes its own lies

Public Relations
The opposite of health
You’re not into truth
You’re into yourself

Public Relations
The perfect façade
A rumor of existence 
A mountain of sod

Public Relations
Who would suspect?
You gotta be real
If you wanna connect

by Richard W. Bray

a man-hating woman and a woman-hating man

September 8, 2021
a man-hating woman
and a woman-hating man
raised a couple kids
in a pool of quicksand

daughter got away
and overcome the sad
angry little mama's boy
blames everything on dad

a man-hating woman 
and a woman-hating man

smells and yells and warning bells
forty years of rage
and they never even knew
they built their own cage

by Richard W. Bray

Hypocrisy

September 5, 2021

Hypocrisy
There’s nothing true
In things that people 
Say and do…

wasting all your time 
until you’re dead
living other people’s lives 
inside your head
you might try
and live your own 
instead

What a clown
That stupid guy 
His perfect life 
Is such a lie…

wasting all your time 
until you’re dead
living other people’s lives 
inside your head
you might try 
and live your own 
instead

by Richard W. Bray

public relations

March 8, 2020

You torture your kids
You terrorize your wife
But you’re a
Wonderful man
In your fantasy life

Life isn’t public relations
You can’t erase the hurt
With a well-written statement

Nobody believes
Your silly façade
Not your friends
Not your family
Not even your dog

Life isn’t public relations
Are you fake and insincere
From birth to cremation?

By Richard W. Bray

I’m too old to be such a dumbass

September 29, 2019

I’m too old to be such a dumbass
Someday, I’ll pay
For each one of my sins
Catting and carousing
Till daylight
St. Peter’s gonna
Curse my silly grin

I’m too old to be such a dumbass
I’m sorry for
The selfish things I done
I left a trail of heartache
And hurting
I gotta say
I had a lotta fun

I’m too old to be such a
dumbass
I’m about to bust
My weary frame
It’s too late for any excuses
I spent a lifetime
Shifting all the blame

I’m too old to be such a dumbass

I feel bad
For all them things I said
I’ve always been
A real late bloomer
I’m gonna change
Right after I am dead

By Richard W. Bray

fake, fake smile

September 11, 2019

You’re a mean little phony
From your head to your shoes
The fake, fake smile
Of a fake like you

Your tongue is infected
Like the words you spew
The fake, fake charm
Of a fake like you

There’s a blade in the back
For everyone you knew
The fake, fake friendly
Of a fake like you

You said we were perfect
You’d always be true
The fake, fake love
Of a fake like you

Everybody learns
And now I know it too
The fake, fake heart
Of a fake like you

By Richard W. Bray