Rich-Rich Redneck

You’ve got a Range Rover in the garageA couple beat up trucks in the driveYou go huntin’ on the weekendsAnd you’ve never had to strive It’s clear you’ve got your own bankYou’re livin easy and runnin’ freeYou’re a Rich-Rich RedneckAnd you’re not fooling me Your man cave’s a movie theatreAnd you built your own carContinue reading “Rich-Rich Redneck”

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”

Etiquette Nazis

There she is at the dinner partyTelling them all how to behaveThere she is at the dinner partyDoin’ that Princess Wave There she is at the dinner partyGiving orders like an Uppity DameExpecting everyone to be PreppyExpecting everyone to be the same Somebody tell the Etiquette NaziSomebody tell her she’s all wrongSomebody tell the EtiquetteContinue reading “Etiquette Nazis”

The Me From Long Ago

He was the kind of boy who’d practice more than go on dates He’d work on his serves and strokes Rather than hang with his mates He’d spend many hours and hours at The club working out to be & feel great Wondering if being a teaching pro Could end up as his fate ThatContinue reading “The Me From Long Ago”

The Quiet Hearted Soldier

The wind blows her Carmel Valley hair She sees me longing for her there Oh but, I’m a soldier with a quiet heart I’m the boy at the end of that night Who’ll do all he can to treat her right Who needs a little bit of a kick start Like sincere words she won’tContinue reading “The Quiet Hearted Soldier”

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”

Why Are You Afraid of Me (Baby)

I brought you 50 red balloons right before Prom It was the the craziest thing I’ve done for anyone I turned up one day to ask you to go on a walk I think that’s why you decided you were done Why Oh why Oh why Oh why Why are you afraid of me OfContinue reading “Why Are You Afraid of Me (Baby)”

Maui

Mom and Dad took a trip to Maui I was all alone for a few days Gary said we’d throw a party And for it, I’d get high praise Don’t know how many were invited But it got out of hand pretty fast Word of mouth was how it got out Everyone but me hadContinue reading “Maui”

A Patriot’s Poem

Dedicated our our Armed Forces who have unselfishly served America through so many wars. Thank you for your service. – MKG If you want to say you can’t stand for the flag In a classroom or sporting event, cause it’s wrong And should we really pledge allegiance to a symbol Why can’t we kneel asContinue reading “A Patriot’s Poem”