Come As You Are Dumb Curmudgeon

Live, From Kurt Cobain Landing

For the record, I always was and still am a huge Nirvana fan. I also feel we do some readers a service by visiting certain attractions, so they don’t have to. Put those two thoughts together and you get this random sampling of lyrics, mixed with a selection of photos from Kurt Cobain Landing…after all, not everyone enjoys gawking at bad graffiti and junkie trash while reminiscing abut louder days  underneath the bridge From the Banks of the Muddy Wishkah.

Kurt Cobain Landing
Kurt Cobain Memrial Park, Aberdeen WA

I can’t hide, no
On the mantle
I’m not sad until I’m home
It’s the season, I’m all reason
I have seen all I have grown


Kurt Cobain Memorial Park

Come as you are, as you were
As I want you to be
As a friend, as a friend
As an known enemy

—Come As You Are

Kurt Cobain Memorial

He’s the one who likes all our pretty songs
And he likes to sing along…

—In Bloom

Kurt Cobain Memorial Park
“Drugs are bad for you, they will f**k you up.” (Censored by local administrators.)

Give me a Leonard Cohen afterworld
So I can sigh eternally

—Pennyroyal Tea

Kurt Cobain Air Guitar
Rock On, Kurt

Hey! Wait! I got a new complaint
Forever in debt to your priceless advice

—Heart Shaped Box

On a Plain
On a Plain, and Can’t Complain

I’m not like them
But I can pretend
The sun is gone
But I have a light
The day is done
But I’m having fun


Underneath the Bridge
The Banks of the Muddy Wishkah

Underneath the bridge
The tarp has sprung a leak
And the animals I’ve trapped
Have all become my pets
And I’m living off of grass
And the drippings from the ceiling
But it’s okay to eat fish
‘Cause they don’t have any feelings

—Something in the Way

Underneath the Bridge
Underneath THE Bridge

With the lights out, it’s less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us.

—Smells Like Teen Spirit

Kurt Cobain Park
Don’t bother the neighbors.

In the sun, in the sun
I feel as one
In the sun, in the sun
Married, buried

—All Apologies

Kurt Cobain Childhood Home
Kurt Cobain Childhood Home, Aberdeen WA

I lie in the soil and fertilize mushrooms
Leaking out gas fumes are made into perfume
You can’t fire me because I quit!
Throw me in the fire and I won’t throw a fit

—Scentless Apprentice

Top 500 Songs
Nirvana: 4 on the Top 500

I always knew it’d come to this
Things have never been so swell
And I have never failed to fail

—You Know You’re Right

One more special message to go
As defense I’m neutered and spayed
What the hell am I trying to say?


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