They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
Music is unique because you can get behind enemy lines a little bit, get into people's houses and into their heads, on their stereos, and win hearts and minds.
When I started writing songs, I was doing it for myself and a small circle of friends. And gradually, over the years, an audience became involved.
My favorite rhymes are sort of half-rhymes where you might just get the vowel sound the same, but it's not really a true rhyme. That gives you far more flexibility to capture the feeling you're trying to express. But sometimes it's best not to have any rhyme.