She Almost Had Me There

She met me through my father He mentioned I liked jazz bands, too So she got in touch with me one day Going out seemed like the thing to do We went to see Wally and his band We took a day trip down to Santa Cruz Hit the coasters, ate some corn dogs LoveContinue reading “She Almost Had Me There”

Grinding the Corn

t took me a long while To understand how to do it right Like a younger boxer Who’s training hard for a fight I didn’t learn it from a book It was from experience & porn Then I finally got the hang Of grinding the corn I had lots of partners They lost their patienceContinue reading “Grinding the Corn”

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”

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)”

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”

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”