No Use for a Name

No Use for a Name - Sidewalk

Sitting in the lazy chair, the channels

look the same

I realize that the roof is stable and start

to feel ashamed

it's cold outside but don't ask me the

weather's fine in here

ask the man around the corner who

lives his life in fear

Two hundred pennies, forty ounces later

he's okay

he doesn't have the pressure to think about the next day

but I bet it's something cold and hard

and grey

Complaining and whining all the time, I

never seem to quit

always lying to myself, a show that

seems to fit

never is a long time and it feels like I'm

a clock

ticking like a time bomb, someday soon

his life will stop

I listen to the radio but nothing

good is on

my friends are calling up but I'm

pretending that I'm gone

we're all pieces in a chess game

he's a pawn

I wonder how it turned out like this, no

one seems to care

the scale has tipped me fortunate is this

what we call fair?

but I've never had the mind to know it

never had the guts to show it

I know one thing his dream is my


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