Head Together

Written September 2002

Tab

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I drive down 5th and every other block I leave my heart along the sidewalk,
she disappears around the corner, I’ll take another block to mourn her,
I really ought to settle down, I was never one to play around,
maybe it’s this sticky weather, I’ve gotta get my head together..
+++ I’ve gotta get my head, gotta get my head together,
+++ that’s what you said, and you always seem to know better,
+++ I’ll keep my mind on a shorter tether,
+++ you tell me when but you won’t say whether,
+++++ will I ever get my head together?

then there’s the question of vocational direction, a competition of affections,
and all the things I’d like to do, one of which happens to be
you always said I was easily distracted, maybe my brain’s impacted,
but you’re a windstorm, I’m a feather, I’ve gotta get my head together,
+++ I’ve gotta get my head, gotta get my head together,
+++ that’s what you said, and you always seem to know better,
+++ I’ll keep my mind on a shorter tether,
+++ you tell me no but you won’t say never,
+++++ will I ever get my head together?
+++++++ maybe I should take a good look around,
+++++++ pack up and move to a bigger town,
+++++++ find a shrink or a spiritual advisor,
+++++++ someone to help me exorcise her,
+++++++ I’ve stayed away from passing pleasures,
+++++++ they’d leave me feeling worse, not better,

but you’re a windstorm, I’m a feather, I’ve gotta get my..
+++ I’ve gotta get my head, gotta get my head together,
+++ that’s what you said, and you always seem to know better,
+++ you tell me when but you won’t say whether,
+++ you tell me no but you won’t say never,
+++++ will I ever get my.. will I ever get my.. will I ever get my head together?..

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