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Groucho Marx

Lydia The Tattooed Lady Oh Lydia, oh Lydia, say have you met Lydia?Lydia, the Tattooed LadyShe has eyes that folks adore soAnd a torso even more so Lydia, oh Lydia, that encyclopydiaOh Lydia the Queen of TattooOn her back is the Battle of WaterlooBeside it the wreck of the Hesperus, tooAnd proudly above waves the… Continue reading Groucho Marx

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Leonard Cohen

When I have not rage or sorrow, and you depart from me, then I am most afraid. When the belly is full, and the mind has its sayings, then I fear for my soul; I rush to you as a child at night breaks into its parents’ room. Do not forget me in my satisfaction.… Continue reading Leonard Cohen

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Lana Del Rey

There’s a hole that’s in my heart all my women try and healThey’re doin’ a good job convincin’ me that it’s not realIt’s heat lightningOh, oh‘Cause there’s a man that’s in my past, there’s a man that’s still right hereHe’s real enough to touch and in my darkest nightsHe’s shinin’ — Elizabeth Grant and Gabriel… Continue reading Lana Del Rey

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Regina Spektor

Now i’ve been sitting on this abandoned beach for yearsWaiting for the salty water to cover up my earsBut every time the tide come in to take me homeI get scared, and I’m sitting here alone. — Regina Spektor, from “Folding Chair,” Far. (June 9, 2009)  Label: Sire.

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