Should’ve Been Toby Keith

He says he should have been a cowboy Ridin’ with the guys on a cattle drive I don’t think he understands his talents He makes people feel happy and alive He’s a stud in boots and cowboy hat And his songs are so intense and great Makes me wanna leave my 50K town To goContinue reading “Should’ve Been Toby Keith”

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”

I’m Not Here to Get Drunk

No, I don’t want a bottle of Samuel Adams, A shot of Jagermeister or Root Beer Schnapps Don’t want a Malibu and Coke or a Mudslide Cuz I don’t wanna be pulled over by the cops I’m not here to cause a scene I’m not here to listen to Punk I came here to seeContinue reading “I’m Not Here to Get Drunk”

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”

Amesti Angel

We met back in High School She was in Madrigal and Choir She sang like no one’s business She had a certain special fire But she loved to ride horses At her parents’ ranch for hours Bought her a rose on Valentines Day But she never liked gettin’ flowers She liked goin’ out to theContinue reading “Amesti Angel”

Light

She looks out the window but not at anything And she dreams of how it used to be back then Negotiating with her brain about what transpired And thinks about driving up to see him again She knows it’s a pattern that repeats and repeats She can’t help her attraction to his everlasting heat There’sContinue reading “Light”

Non-Spiteful Song

We got along Or so I thought It was your lies That I bought You said you loved Me and me alone But now you can’t Answer your phone I wish I wish I wish I wish I wish I could write you A Non-Spiteful Song But I can’t I hated your guts You toldContinue reading “Non-Spiteful Song”

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”