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”

A Reunion Tale

A wave of nausea hit him as he walked through the halls He remembered their mocking and physical abuse They teased him heartlessly & kicked him in the balls But he knew they changed and he’s different too He sauntered into the reunion in his suit and tie His gorgeous girlfriend was holding his handContinue reading “A Reunion Tale”

You Won’t Be Seeing Me Again

I’m sorry I’ve been such a downer I’m sorry I’ve been so mean to you I’m sorry to be your disappointment I’m sorry I never followed through If you needed someone to understand Why you’ve been the way you’ve been Well I’m sorry I don’t have that brain You won’t be seeing me again I’mContinue reading “You Won’t Be Seeing Me Again”

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”

When It Comes To Shaving

I’m happy with wearing plain clothes I don’t need logos on them to feel great I’m fine with simple decor in our home I don’t mind eating off a paper plate But there’s one thing I won’t ever negotiate When it comes to shaving I’ll always need to use a brush and soap I won’tContinue reading “When It Comes To Shaving”

Our Moonlight Swim

We met out at the lake with towels covering our lifeguard swimsuits It was us, the mountain air, pines and water we loved so much And we ran toward our unknown future without fear or worries It was during the same summer When I blew out your VW’s clutch Our close friends knew but ourContinue reading “Our Moonlight Swim”

What Will We Do Without Willie?

As I was driving on an empty country road and had a Venti Starbucks Cafe Mocha at my side I had my Essential Willie Nelson cd on Cos I needed to hear some classics during my ride My Cousin Janet used to play him all the time but my parents didn’t own any of hisContinue reading “What Will We Do Without Willie?”

Lighthearted Love

Lighthearted love is all they wanted Lighthearted love like a summer breeze Lighthearted love was all they needed So they’d have Lighthearted memories They met on the internet in a chatroom at four am Both couldn’t sleep a wink and exhausted from the gym They were young and striving on opposite sides of the StatesContinue reading “Lighthearted Love”