Is It True You’re Single Again?

Heard a rumor the other night If I’ve said too much say when Is it true he’s left you all alone Is it true you’re single again? Do you need me to come over? I’d be happy to soothe your pain Don’t be afraid to hang with me Is it true you’re single again? I’veContinue reading “Is It True You’re Single Again?”

Colder Blood Than Mine

She had blue diamonds as eyesHer lips tasted like sour apple pieShe smelled like smoke and patchouliAnd swore like a dirty old guyHer skin felt like sandpaperShe had the heart of a porcupineOh, I’m not sure why I fell for herThe girl with colder blood than mine Her leather jacket had a skull & bonesThereContinue reading “Colder Blood Than Mine”

Went Against Their Wishes

They thought something was off with him The moment he walked in and he met them His cold hands, the calculated stares, They were all Republicans, he was a Dem They didn’t like his condescending tone And his liberal freethinking ways He was a Black Lives Matter supporter And he believed in civil rights forContinue reading “Went Against Their Wishes”

Regrets of a Gone Girl

He changed his name before he moved there, So no one would find him in that town He tried to keep a hidden profile Found a quick job and settled down And soon as things got comfortable All of a sudden, she appeared Right there on his apartment doorstep And he asked, “What are youContinue reading “Regrets of a Gone Girl”

Nashville, Tennessee

He was out on a Tuesday In his Chevy getting drunk off a twenty four pack of bottled Budweiser Lite Thinkin’ ‘bout the girl he fell in love with When they were sixteen And everythin’ was alright He was wonderin’ what she was up to as he hadn’t seen her since they parked out byContinue reading “Nashville, Tennessee”

If I Sleep Tonight

I’ve been emptyin’ my pens into my notebooksThis cabin’s fireplace barely has a flame insideI’ve been watchin’ out the front door windowThere’s nobody else in whom I can confideNone of these songs are good enoughMy imagination isn’t hitting me quite rightI’m hoping I don’t dream of you, dearIf I sleep tonight, oh, sweetheart if IContinue reading “If I Sleep Tonight”

When Daddy’s Drunk

Don’t be provoking him When Daddy’s drunk You shouldn’t be courageous Unless you want your heart sunk I’ve seen him choke Mama And he’s hit me hard a few times He’s been on the Evening News For committing violent crimes He’s done time in the jailhouse But we don’t talk of it these days IContinue reading “When Daddy’s Drunk”

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”

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”