Ed Matsuoka

Ed Matsuoka

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Bro Kin

Written By: Ed Matsuoka

Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.
Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.

Take away the fois gras.
Take away the cigarettes and drugs.
Take away every vice we have
And the public only shrugs.

Take away the right to swear,
Or to think the world is flat.
Take away all fatty foods
Or the right to call us fat.

Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.
Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.

Take away the right to say
Blacks ain't as good as whites
Or Japs have got the smallest dicks
Or to burn the Stars and Stripes.
Take away all freedoms
In the name of equality's sweet song
And you kill the only right that matters
The right to be damn wrong!

Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.
Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.

Yes some views are disgusting.
And some views are perverse.
But if you only allow the views you like
Than that view is far far worse.

Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.
Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.
Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.
Big Brother is a mother
And he/she will smother you.

Smile in the Distance

Written By: Ed Matsuoka

You were a smile in the distance
When I needed you up close
I needed you to hold me
Till the sun rose once again.
But you stayed there
in the distance
As my Hell dissolved away
And with it went my love for you
WHAT ELSE DID YOU THINK I’D DO?
Did you think I’d smile closely
Now that it is day?

You were a smile in the distance
I never noticed it before
I wanted you so badly
That your beauty blinded me.
Yes, you stayed there
in the distance
As the darkness gave me light.
I saw what must have always been
Will be now and till the end
A smile in the distance
On which I turn my back.

PINSPOT

Written By: Ed Matsuoka

It’s the figure in the spotlight
That you see,
That you see
It’s the figure in the spotlight
That you see.
She looks so shiny glowing bright and clear –
She becomes the universe, the epicenter of your sight,

But if you turn the light,
If you turn the light

Another will be there.
She looks so shiny, glowing bright and clear –
She becomes the universe, the epicenter of your sight,

But if you turn the light,
If you turn the light

Still another will be there . . .

And when the play is ended,
the curtain call unbound.
Roar will be the wisdom, silence be the sound.
The players thick behind the draperies –
Velvet be the night
And lighting men be judged

By how often they turned the light.