Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date Tonight

Play the game. Blow the dice. Focus on what you want to land across the velvety surface. Snake eyes. Double sixes. Immediate payout. Put all your chips on the table. Bet big with one hand and play with the other. This is no lonely hearts club. The table’s yours. Lay it out.

[Bitter:Sweet, “The Mating Game” The Mating Game, 2006]


Song for the Soundtrack of Your No Date Tonight

Can’t have it. Want it. Bad idea. Want it. The stare stays on the clock a half second longer than it should. Extreme attraction and no satisfaction. Pushin’ it back but it’s leaking at the seams. You’re gushing. Dam it.

[Crowded House, ”Into Temptation” Temple of Low Men, 1988]


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