Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

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Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by iVeg » Wed May 11, 2016 3:12 pm

FIFTY ONE MILLION WATTS – inflatable vegetables

Thirty one white giants
Climb into the mists of Hana`ula
Wave their long arms
Try to catch the wind

Red eyes glowing brightly
Warning unsuspecting flying islands
Don’t you soar low
Or we will chop you up

I am sprinting down rocky paths
Through pastures of yellow grass
Racing the setting sun

Kaheawa
I’m stuck out here in the starlight
Hiking on a jagged lava trail
Without a flashlight

You’ve got fifty one million watts
Trapped in battered metal boxes
Fifty one million watts but you won’t share
Do you even care?

Traffic far below me
Insects on a quest for teriyaki
Climb down slowly
Shouldn’t hike alone

Suffer cuts and bruises
Try to pick my way through the kiawe
One more mile
Then biking quickly home

Caught up in harsh sun-baked beauty
Don’t give myself enough time to descend
Stumble down unstable paths

CH
SOLO

CH
You don't even care.

FYI: Kaheawa is a wind farm that cuts through the middle of one of my favorite hiking trails. I have been caught up there after sunset at least 3 times so that's a flaw in judgment.
Also, one million watts is called a megawatt, so that's two flaws right there :)
Mokulele - the word for airplane is literally "flying island". Kiawe is a thorny tree, like mesquite or acacia.
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Fri May 13, 2016 2:38 pm

Million Watts - Paco del Stinko

My love is a million watts
Let me show you just-a what I got
When I start I never stop
Until we both glow white hot

Yeah...yeah yeah (Yeah!)
A million watts (Yeah!)
Yeah...yeah yeah (Yeah!)
A million watts
Rock it out!

My love is a zillion volts
Come on darlin' and-a grab-a hold
Don't say that you done been told
Zap you baby like a Tesla pole


Yeah...yeah yeah (Yeah!)
A million watts (Yeah!)
Yeah...yeah yeah (Yeah!)
A million watts
Rock it out!


Oh yeah, light up the sky - Fly into orbit ten miles high
I'll charge you up, won't let you down - Make you feel like the circus in town

I want to get wit-choo
Oh I'm gonna zip you...uuup

My love is the Big Bang
Oh you know your telephone just rang
Take your bell and give it a clang
You're gonna swear that the fat lady sang


Yeah...yeah yeah (Yeah!)
A million watts (Yeah!)
Yeah...yeah yeah (Yeah!)
A million watts
Rock it out!
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by BenKrieger » Sat May 14, 2016 6:39 am

She was a runner
Didn’t see the car coming
I got her legs before the ambulance arrived
He was pilot
In the mood for top gunning
We got a room and I
got out with his eyes
Cut the ass
Off a yoga tutor
In my lab with some
Copper suture and

1-0-0-0-0-0-0 watts
0-0-0-0-0-0
1-0-0-0-0-0-0 watts
0-0-0-0-0-0 watts

I thought my beard
was a little uneven
So I faced off with a hipster named Steven
Back from the morgue
With a ziploc of armpits
My chest is as thick
As a bear rug carpet now
Sliced a stripper's
scepter of passion
In a tanker of mild acid and

1-0-0-0-0-0-0 watts
0-0-0-0-0-0
1-0-0-0-0-0-0 watts
0-0-0-0-0-0 watts

There are faces I've re-membered
In my life
I always change
On a soft summer night
Rows of candyshell houses
And I walk the street
With the day’s remains...
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by MicahSommer » Sat May 14, 2016 10:19 am

MILLION WATTS
Micah Sommersmith

You’re always in our minds
In our hearts and in our thoughts
Your light forever shines
With a million watts

Your body may be gone
But you’ll never be forgot
Your light is shining on
With a million watts


Picture this, a young kid - and I didn’t know him when he was younger -
But I’m told he had a fire, and I’m told he had a hunger
Engine gunning, mind running, like he’s running in a race
He was chasing after knowledge but he was also being chased

Kid discovers software, teaches himself to code
Soon there’s not a single programming language he doesn’t know
Graduates from high school getting six-figure offers,
But he wants to be a scholar, he decides to go to college

So he comes to my school, I’m a senior, he’s a freshman
His innocence, his intellect, they make an impression
His genius and his passion, they’re palpable, they’re visible
First month of classes, he joins every co-curricular

Like the school paper, yours truly is an editor
Joins my little team of writers, now I guess I’m like his mentor
He’s a genius, I told you, but he writes like a child
What I mean is, with a sense of wonder, eyes open wide

Reporting on his stories like they’re brand new discoveries
Buzzing round campus like a hyperactive bumblebee
So yeah, you can bet it took the legs out from under me
When some kids found his body back campus swinging from a tree

Have you noticed how grief is contagious?
Kids who’d never even met him have tear-stricken faces
We hold a memorial, the whole student body is crying
His parents are there too, they took the time to fly in

They say, “This was tragic but not wholly unexpected
See, our beautiful boy, he had a history of depression
So everyone who knew him kind of knew where this was headed
But it’s okay, ‘cause now he’s up in heaven.”

Wait - the heaven your religion erected?
The religion he explicitly rejected?
The church he never felt at home in, he always felt alone in,
But now that he’s dead, now he’s accepted?

Well forgive me, O Lord, for my disdain
For a church that only prays for souls already beyond the grave
But I’m not being fair, his parents cared, they were in pain
They lost their son, they said what they had to say

Anyway, I blamed myself for a while, sometimes I still do
I bet other folks who knew him probably do too
I wonder if I had known could I have changed how things would turn out
But a million watt bulb I guess is bound to burn out.

You’re always in our minds
In our hearts and in our thoughts
Your light forever shines
With a million watts

Your body may be gone
But you’ll never be forgot
Your light is shining on
With a million watts
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by glennny » Sun May 15, 2016 5:36 am

Cavedwellers
Million Watts
(shadow entry)

I flick your switch
your tubes they glow
you're in stand by
now here we go

I'm double rectified
a voltage flowing through me
I'm feeling so alive
you can't begin to notice

I'm subtle tone control
to keep you in my basement
if you let it go
there is no time to waste

You wanna feel the power
come on over and pick up what you forgot
you want it every hour
keep on playing and use up a million watts

When life's a bitch
the circuits close
we amplify
the hurt we know

I'm never terrified
high tension wires screaming
I hear the hum
Flying by blue dreaming

You wanna feel the power
come on over and pick up what you forgot
you want it every hour
keep on playing and use up a million watts

If you catch my drift
you can sail away
take a ride on these waves
and leave this place

You wanna feel the power
come on over and pick up what you forgot
you want it every hour
keep on playing and use up a million watts
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by DuToVa » Sun May 15, 2016 5:15 pm

Million Watts
By 0-DuToVa

V1: In a country that you don't know
Lived a man (or so we're told)
Built a wormhole in his mind
But doesn't know the day or time

V2: Made a spaceship out of brick
Some say he is a lunatic
Check all boards, all systems go
Leaves the launch pad, oh what a show

He's got a toy gun
That fits in his pocket
Goes off just like
A booster rocket
See the beams race
All across the sky
A million watt laser
In disguise

V3: Passes Mars, all the planets
Checks a gauge begins to panic
Travels cross the galaxy
Low on fuel, a tragedy

V4: Dead in space, no more power
Out of air, just one more hour
Looks around and finds his toy
There might be hope, he spins for joy

He's got a toy gun
That fits in his pocket
And goes off just like
A booster rocket
See the beams race
All across the sky
A million watt laser
In disguise

(Flaw in arrangement - Too few bars between each set of verses)
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by bgm » Sun May 15, 2016 6:23 pm

Million Watts
by bgm


something's awful
something's wrong
haven't felt right in so long
and my mind is going dark
all my miserable thoughts
buzzing like a million watts
waiting for a tiny spark

it's like there's electricity
surrounding me
and I can't see
don't wanna be here anymore

I can usually hide
every impulse from inside
telling me to get away
something in my head that jolts
like a hundred-thousand volts
"it's just anxiety" they say

it's like there's electricity
surrounding me
and I can't see
don't wanna be here anymore

ahhhh

once this panic has begun
the inclination is to run
it takes everything to stay
but there's no escaping from
like a 60-cycle hum
this won't ever go away

it's like there's electricity
surrounding me
and I can't see
don't wanna be here anymore

ahhhh
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by Caravan Ray » Sun May 15, 2016 6:24 pm

MILLION WATTS
Strangely Brown

An undergraduate degree
In civil engineering
Left me technologically proficient
But socially inept
Literate in the finer points of rugby and keg-tapping
But sadly lacking skills
To deal with the fairer sex

I know how to solve complex differential equations
But that is of little use in romantic situations
But when you came along the paradigm shifted forever
I’ve checked my spreadsheets but now I am not
Feeling all that clever

I want to build a bridge between us
I cantilever you alone
The suspension is killing me
I want to drive my pylon home

I’m ill equipped
To express my feelings
With the tools at my command
So let me try to lay out the parameters
In the only way I understand

It would take a million Watts
Ten thousand Faradays
Half a dozen Newtons
And an Einstein or two
To ever engineer something so aesthetically pleasing
Economically viable
And functional as you

It would take a million Hertz
Ten thousand Edisons
An Isambard Kingdom Brunel
And some Teslas for good measure
To ever possibly conceive
A work so fit for purpose
For providing me, efficiently
With so many hours of pleasure

It would take a million Joules
Ten thousand Stephen Hawkings
Certainly a Heisenberg
And some Aristotles too
To calculate the variables
Of this complex relationship
And describe my exponentially
Growing love for you
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by grumpymike » Sun May 15, 2016 8:43 pm

(The drum glitches go up as you get to the chorus - flaw! Well, among other flaws!)

It's thundering outside
The rain will not end
The power's gone out
And I can't tell you when

There's nothing i can do
The room looks opaque
I'm just lying here
Trying to not be awake

When I can't see the end in sight
When the storm won't relent for nights
When there is no more left in me
You're my million watt backup battery

The flashlight is dead
And the candles are done
I tried to fight out
But the darkness has won

I need to escape
But I can't find my way
I'm wandering
Without the light of day

When I'm lost in a sea of shadows
When the rays can't break through my window
When I'm cut from my source of power
You're my million watt generator
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by RangerDenni » Sun May 15, 2016 9:16 pm

DJ RANGERDEN
(millon watts)

ghosts keep secrets
they only wish for us to know of them
what they want is proportional to what they’ll give
and you don’t know what you’ve received already

the power you hold in your hands
to open the door to new lands
wield it wisely!
don’t look down … don’t look back …

you have to know what you …
you truly want
it only takes a million watts to raise the dead!

(the dead
… a million watts to raise ..?)


The song ends with a question. Did I "screw up?" Do you know? Does it matter? You wonder which *THING* was it (not lyrical) and do you hear this strange thing ... and then the fade gets cut off at the neck! :O
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by ken » Mon May 16, 2016 8:39 am

E G#m A B
Feels like lightning coursing through my body when we kiss
Touching you is a shock that gives me so much bliss
You transfer an awesome jolt of electricity
I never felt this sweet intensity

E B A B
Now i’m addicted to the feeling
A million watts leaves me reeling
And all I want is to kiss you
Feel the voltage coming from inside you

Give me all you got because I’m a transformer
We’re in undiscovered lands now let’s explore them

A A B B G# A E B

I feel the phenomena of your current through my blood
You make it hard to breathe
like I’ve got bad asthma
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Re: Nur Ein XI - Million Watts

Post by Lunkhead » Mon May 16, 2016 10:32 am

"Million Watts" by Berkeley Social Scene

You were always too smart
For your own good
Didn't see the line
Between can and should

Claiming a power you shouldn't have

Your greatest triumph
Your greatest mistake
A miracle of science
A product of faith
One million Watts
Pumping through his veins
Bloody vengeful thoughts
Flooding his brains

Thought you found a flaw
In God's design
The living and the dead
A great divide

Claiming a power you shouldn't have

Your greatest triumph
Your greatest mistake
A miracle of science
A product of faith
One million Watts
Pumping through his veins
Bloody vengeful thoughts
Flooding his brains

He started in pieces
You made him a man
Losing control was never
Part of your plan

You gave him a mind but neglected his heart

Your greatest triumph
Your greatest mistake
A miracle of science
A product of faith
One million Watts
Pumping through his veins
Bloody vengeful thoughts
Flooding his brains
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