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”

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”

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”

Country Girls in a Wagoneer

Packed it up for the three day weekendThe 4 of them are on a quest for funHeadin’ up to the cabin for a good timeFor some drinkin’, grillin’ & sun Takes all day just to get thereBut they’ve got their music up loudTheir hair’s dancin’ ‘n they’re singin’Like they’re on stage in front of aContinue reading “Country Girls in a Wagoneer”

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”

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”