Updating Salvation: A Collection Of Song Titles (8 of 8)

Posted: March 27, 2014 in Poetry
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Gravity will not keep my head out of the clouds57

Writer’s Block is what it will take58

To stop me from spreading The Truth59

I’m not a King of Anything60

I’m not asking for Sex With My Coffee61

And I have no Crystal Ball62

But I know Nothing Lasts Forever63

Know the Beauty of Uncertainty64

Know life was better in 199965


You don’t need a Kaleidoscope Heart66

To recognize you’ll never get to Heaven67

Through a Sea of Monsters68



57 Mark Owen. “Gravity.” In Your Own Time. Island, 2003. CD.

58 Nasri Atweh. “Writer’s Block.” 2009. MP3.

59 Prince. “The Truth.” The Truth. NPG, 1998. CD.

60 Sara Bareilles. “King of Anything.” Kaleidoscope Heart. Epic, 2010. CD.

61 Nasri Atweh. “Sex With My Coffee.” 2011. MP3.

62 Prince. “Crystal Ball.” Crystal Ball. NPG, 1998. CD.

63 Maroon 5. “Nothing Lasts Forever.” It Won’t Be Soon Before Long. A&M/Octone, 2007. CD.

64 KT Tunstall. “The Beauty of Uncertainty.” Drastic Fantastic. Relentless, 2007. CD.

65 Prince. “1999.” 1999. Warner Bros., 1982. CD.

66 Sara Bareilles. “Kaleidoscope Heart.” Kaleidoscope. Epic, 2010. CD.

67 O.A.R. “Heaven.” King. Wind-up Records, 2011. CD.

68 The Beatles. “Sea of Monsters.” Apple, 1969. CD.

  1. Pua Nani says:

    wow I think you just forged a new religion out of the debris of pop culture

    • bejamin4 says:

      Thanks. New religions are always coming into existence. I think you can find it anywhere. Music could definitely be one of those places. Thanks for commenting.

  2. Miranda Stone says:

    Okay, I’m officially jealous, Benjamin. How are you able to find the perfect song titles to craft such exquisite poetry? And in the space of a single day, no less! Fantastic work here, but then again, I expect no less from you.

  3. bejamin4 says:

    Thank you. Thank you.

  4. niandralades1016 says:

    Truly original form you’re working with here, I love it. It’s something that can evolve past song titles, also.

  5. Phen Weston says:

    Brilliant. Very clever and very well written.

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