Perpetual Motion Machine

When he was ten he had the notion
About a thing called perpetual motion.
Worked all day in his daddy's shop
To invent a machine that would never stop.
He's been at it now for sixty-seven...

Push On Through

We had enough of the bad news
To last us for a while.
Makes you feel you got no right to smile.
Rip-offs and inflation, ecological calamity,
It makes you wonder if the next
Endangered species...

What Color Is God’s Skin?

“Good-night” I said to my little son
So tired out when the day was done.
Then he said as I tucked him in
“Tell me Daddy what color’s God’s skin?”

What color is God’s skin?

Up With People!

It happened just this morning, I was walking down the street,
The milkman and the postman and policeman I did meet.
There in ev’ry window and ev’ry single door,
I recognized people I’d...

Moon Rider

The painter tries to paint it the poet tries to say it
The philosopher tries to convey the meaning to your mind.
But here I am – a quarter million miles away
One human being – one human...

Give the Children Back Their Childhood

Give the children back their childhood
Let the children run and play.
Don’t make them fight your battles
They’re the ones who always seem to pay.

Don’t make battlefields of their...

El Puente

Veo un país de altas montañas
Pirámides y campos floridos
y un pueblo ardiente
animado por sus corridos.
Veo sus familias a través de la gloria
y también del dolor
siempre abrazando las...