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”

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”

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”

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”

Here’s the Good Part

Things have been shaping up Things are really great now Better than a year ago I got out of the cellar somehow It was right around the the time When you ghosted me And I figured out for myself We were no baffling mystery And here’s the good part The part when I didn’t cryContinue reading “Here’s the Good Part”

Unburden Me, Sweetheart

Verse 1 I know it’s hard for you to understand Since we’ve been together for so long We’ve been through so much together All the good times and the wrong And I look at all the things we’ve done All the sweet success we’ve had But there’s somethin’ I’ve gotta tell you I’ve been soContinue reading “Unburden Me, Sweetheart”

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”

At The Lake House

It’s warm in this place when it’s cold outside I’m still here at the lake house where we met We were just kids but it seems like yesterday It was a moment frozen in time I won’t forget You had a bright big smile and laughed at me I was quiet and shy but notContinue reading “At The Lake House”