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Ray Wylie Hubbard “Drunken Poet’s Dream” Lyrics

Ray Wylie Hubbard “Drunken Poet’s Dream” Lyrics

Drunken Poet’s Dream – Lyrics


Artist: Ray Wylie Hubbard

Album: A. Enlightenment B, Endarkenment (2009)

Songwriter: Ray Wylie Hubbard & Hayes Carll

Total Time:  4:17

Structure:  V | CH | V | V | CH | V | CH | TAG

Drunken Poet’s Dream

VERSE
I got a woman who’s wild as Rome.
She likes bein’ naked and gazed upon.
She crosses a bridge, she sets in on fire.
She lands like a bird on a telephone wire.

CHORUS
I’m gonna holler and I’m gonna scream.
I’m gonna get me some mescaline.
And then I’m gonna rhyme that with gasoline.
It’s a drunken poet’s dream.

VERSE
There’s some money on the table and a pistol on the floor.
A few paperback books by Louis L’Amour.
Whisky bottles are scattered like last night’s clothes,
With cigarettes and papers and Oreos.

VERSE
My harmonica’s got a busted reed.
My lips are chapped and about to bleed.
She says, that’s nothing, when she was a kid
She danced with the dead at the pyramids.

CHORUS
I’m gonna holler and I’m gonna scream.
I’m gonna get me some mescaline.
Then I’m gonna rhyme that with gasoline.
It’s a drunken poet’s dream.

VERSE
Now I’ll never pay back my student loan.
Smellin’ like Coors and cheap cologne.
She tells me not to worry about Judgment Day.
She says dyin’ to get into heaven’s just not our way.

CHORUS
I’m gonna holler and I’m gonna scream.
I’m gonna get me some mescaline.
Then I’m gonna rhyme that with gasoline.
It’s a drunken poet’s dream.

VERSE
I got a woman who’s wild as Rome.
She likes bein’ naked and gazed upon.

 

Copyright © Highway 87 Music, Snake Farm Publishing, Smallz Songz Music

 

SONG STATS

 

POV | Perspective:  1st Person | External

BPM:   63

Times Title In Song:  3

 

—–    WORD COUNTS    —–

 

Total Word Count:  222

1 Syllable Words: 139 (63%)

3+ Syllable Words:  13 (6%)

Difficult Words: 68 (31%)

Long Words 7+ Characters: 28 (13%)

Short Words <=3 Characters: 89 (40%)

 

—–    EASY TO UNDERSTAND?    —–

 

Reading Ease Score:  74.7

Reading Level:  7th Grade

 







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