For Old Friends

This one’s for the ones who didn’t keep in touch Those who wandered off into the forest of war Those who wondered how I was but didn’t call Those who I loved once upon a distant shore This one’s for the guys I went to school with And those girls who married up and movedContinue reading “For Old Friends”

Amesti Angel

We met back in High School She was in Madrigal and Choir She sang like no one’s business She had a certain special fire But she loved to ride horses At her parents’ ranch for hours Bought her a rose on Valentines Day But she never liked gettin’ flowers She liked goin’ out to theContinue reading “Amesti Angel”

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”

I’m Not Them

They say I’m wastin’ time with you, my dear They think they’ve got you pegged, it’s so clear You leavin’ me is the last thing I fear ’Cause I’m not them and neither are you I know the ins and outs of all that you are You’re my rock, my foundation, my shining star YouContinue reading “I’m Not Them”

Pearl Jam’s Secret Show, ‘93

We found out from our favorite bartender That Pearl Jam was comin’ to our town She said we could not tell anyone We swore we wouldn’t make a sound The Catalyst had booked a Secret Show Right before their tour was gonna begin We planned to see them in San Francisco It was such aContinue reading “Pearl Jam’s Secret Show, ‘93”

Miss You, Babe

The girls won’t leave me alone They wanna know when you’ll be home I said I’d ask cause I didn’t know We miss you, babe We miss you, babe They wish I could cook like you And I really don’t know what to do You should know the truth We miss you, babe We missContinue reading “Miss You, Babe”

Songs, not Poems

I write the songs That no one wants to hear People are indifferent To my concern and fear About my former lovers About guilt inside my heart For mucking up so many times Now I don’t no where to start I write the songs That no one wants to play They’re all writing theirs, I’mContinue reading “Songs, not Poems”

Moments That Matter To Me

(For Melanie Ann Gray) There was the time when I met you Oh, how could I ever forget you I assumed you would break my heart We were there at the Hole 19 bar Then we drove to the beach by car It sure was one hell of a start You had long brunette hairContinue reading “Moments That Matter To Me”

Foolish Expectations

I thought in you, I found a friend One who would be there until death We fought like good friends do So I began holding my breath There was a day when I knew You didn’t want me to know you It was after many things you said hammered at once inside my head FoolishContinue reading “Foolish Expectations”