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”

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”

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”

If You Walk Away

If you walk away Don’t expect me to chase after you Don’t expect me to fight for a dream Deep in your heart won’t come true If you walk away Don’t think I’m gonna negotiate I’m gonna trust the hands of fate And know that deeply, you knew It was time for you to goContinue reading “If You Walk Away”

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”

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”

Better to Lose the Saddle

They say you can risk everything Put it all right on that line You can bet the Farm or your house But that philosophy ain’t mine ‘Cause once I loved this girl And I gave up everything I had I spent every last penny on her Then one day I made her so mad ThatContinue reading “Better to Lose the Saddle”

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”

What’ll It Be, Charlie?

What’ll it be, Charlie? Would bourbon heal your heart Now that she done left you Now that you’re split apart What’ll it be, Charlie? How ‘bout a tonic and gin Now she’s out of the picture It was a game you couldn’t win They say a man can get over a heartbreak By meeting someoneContinue reading “What’ll It Be, Charlie?”