Etiquette Nazis

There she is at the dinner partyTelling them all how to behaveThere she is at the dinner partyDoin’ that Princess Wave There she is at the dinner partyGiving orders like an Uppity DameExpecting everyone to be PreppyExpecting everyone to be the same Somebody tell the Etiquette NaziSomebody tell her she’s all wrongSomebody tell the EtiquetteContinue reading “Etiquette Nazis”

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”

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)”

Maui

Mom and Dad took a trip to Maui I was all alone for a few days Gary said we’d throw a party And for it, I’d get high praise Don’t know how many were invited But it got out of hand pretty fast Word of mouth was how it got out Everyone but me hadContinue reading “Maui”

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”

Baseball On My Brain

Inspired by Chuck Brodsky and Philip Bechis Clark You say I’m acting different now You say I’m getting really weird You say I’m a bit too obsessive It’s not as bad as you feared No, I’m not going crazy I haven’t gone insane I’m just excited about Opening Day It’s Major League Baseball on myContinue reading “Baseball On My Brain”

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”