The Last Time You See Me

The last time you see me I hope I’m best that I can be I hope I’m not stuck in a tree The last time you see me The last time that we talk I hope it’s after a nice walk Hope I’m not watchin’ the clock The last time that we talk I prayContinue reading “The Last Time You See Me”

Country Girl

She’ll have bright eyes And highlighted hair That girl will be kind And will treat me fair I like a good ol’ gal Who likes to have fun She’ll be my best pal But she’ll be the one Who’ll go out on the dance floor With her girlfriends in the bar In public she’ll beContinue reading “Country Girl”

Old-Money Man

She wanted an old-money manone who wore a uniformShe wanted an old-money manSomeone who’d keep her warmSomeone who’d wear a silk tieSomeone who’d wear pricy suitsShe wanted an old-money manNot one who wore muddy boots Well, I’m not an old-money manI’m a denim and flannel guyYeah, I’m not an old-money manI love sunsets and rhubarbContinue reading “Old-Money Man”

Country Club Members

When I met her, I didn’t think I’d end upbeing her boyfriend in the wingsShe didn’t tell me she was marriedShe wasn’t wearing her wedding rings It was out at the tennis courtswe were on a mixed doubles teamShe had the scent of wild blueberriesIt was like she stepped out of a dream And boy,Continue reading “Country Club Members”

She Knows How

She does the dishesShe folds the clothesShe manages the homeDinner delights my noseOh, it’s plain to seeShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She picks up the kidsAnd doesn’t complainShe cuddles closeWhen it starts to rainOh, it’s meant to beShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She loves her MamaShe lovesContinue reading “She Knows How”

Can After Can

She checks her appointment book the night beforeAnd gets dressed for bed then closes the doorThen falls asleep to her favorite Netflix showIt’s the one about the detectives who solve crimesThey speak in logic, not in couplet rhymes, andI sleep beside her but there are secrets I don’t knowAnd when sheLooks out the window herContinue reading “Can After Can”

Screw City Nights

Back in 1999 my bro called me He needed help with Expediting From what he said, I got excited He was baiting and I was biting So I gave 2 weeks at the Hotel And headed to the Midwest Qualified for that fast freight job Then I didn’t get much rest Pre-Chorus: Cause we wereContinue reading “Screw City Nights”

If You Walk Away

If you walk away Don’t expect me to chase after you Don’t expect me to fight for a dream Deep in your heart won’t come true If you walk away Don’t think I’m gonna negotiate I’m gonna trust the hands of fate And know that deeply, you knew It was time for you to goContinue reading “If You Walk Away”

When She Looks Back

There’s a friend of mine She’s got kids and a home But the guy is gone And she doesn’t understand why She’s got a good job At a big ol’ company She has a close-knit family She can’t see why he said goodbye And when she looks back She sees the white picket fence SheContinue reading “When She Looks Back”