Went Against Their Wishes

They thought something was off with him The moment he walked in and he met them His cold hands, the calculated stares, They were all Republicans, he was a Dem They didn’t like his condescending tone And his liberal freethinking ways He was a Black Lives Matter supporter And he believed in civil rights forContinue reading “Went Against Their Wishes”

Memory

Three thirty in the morning Woke up to go take a piss Then went to the front room Sat on the couch and wrote this Rain comes down hard outside I hear wind slamming the windows I decided to start up some coffee I should wash some dirty clothes And my dog is snoring likeContinue reading “Memory”

Regrets of a Gone Girl

He changed his name before he moved there, So no one would find him in that town He tried to keep a hidden profile Found a quick job and settled down And soon as things got comfortable All of a sudden, she appeared Right there on his apartment doorstep And he asked, “What are youContinue reading “Regrets of a Gone Girl”

Nashville, Tennessee

He was out on a Tuesday In his Chevy getting drunk off a twenty four pack of bottled Budweiser Lite Thinkin’ ‘bout the girl he fell in love with When they were sixteen And everythin’ was alright He was wonderin’ what she was up to as he hadn’t seen her since they parked out byContinue reading “Nashville, Tennessee”

Revolving Door of Her Heart

I never knew what hit me We used to get along so well But now I’m stuck in here And it sure feels like hell Confused like I’m on Jeopardy I feel like I’m gonna win Then she falls to temptation It’s a circle game of sin Stuck, oh I am stuck In the revolvingContinue reading “Revolving Door of Her Heart”

I’m Big on You

I’m big on watchin’ NASCAR I’m big on my tractor too I’m big on sandlot baseball And I’m big on you I’m big on fishin’ holes I’m big on barbecue I’m big on backyard football And I’m big on you I’m big on brews after work I’m big on real slow dances I’m big onContinue reading “I’m Big on You”

Warm and Neighborly Woman

We met at the Farmer’s Market, she was sellin’ sweet corn by the pound And I was quite surprised by her sincere smile I accidentally found Her lips were like apples from trees I’d pick from when I was young I just could not believe my eyes, she was a love song yet to beContinue reading “Warm and Neighborly Woman”

That Cowboy’s Rare

You’ve come to me with troublesYou’re confiding what’s wrongYou’re desperate for guidanceTo help you both get alongGirl, I look at you tonightAnd what you’ve got is realI’m gonna tell ya right nowExactly how I deeply feel If he forgives you for cussin’ him outIn front of all his friends a lotAnd at the end ofContinue reading “That Cowboy’s Rare”

Better Plans

I wanted it so bad Would’ve sold my soul To make it big In Pop or Rock n Roll So I kept it up With a stronger will I pushed too much I couldn’t wait until The lights were centered on me Singin’ all my songs for the crowd And I could finally get noticedContinue reading “Better Plans”