Foolish Expectations

I thought in you, I found a friend One who would be there until death We fought like good friends do So I began holding my breath There was a day when I knew You didn’t want me to know you It was after many things you said hammered at once inside my head FoolishContinue reading “Foolish Expectations”

More Cowbell

Keep telling yourself I want you Like I’ve wanted nobody else Keep telling yourself I need you Got your picture on my shelf Keep telling yourself the only one Who I want right beside me Whether we’re in heaven or a living hell Cause you’d be right as raindrops I need you like songs needContinue reading “More Cowbell”

More than a Hookup

She and I were friends back in high schoolWe went bowling and hung out all the timeShe was one of my best friends back thenShe was my confidant, my partner in crime She went off to study theatre out in EugeneI stayed back home and wrote song after songAnd we went out for my twentyContinue reading “More than a Hookup”

On Writing Songs

Inspired by Paul Williams, Doak Turner and Steven McClintock Write from the heart Not from the head Songs that you’re proud of Songs lighter than lead Songs lighter than feathers And stronger than steel Songs that have depth Songs you can feel Songs people will relate to Songs people will like In arenas and diveContinue reading “On Writing Songs”

What Will We Do Without Willie?

As I was driving on an empty country road and had a Venti Starbucks Cafe Mocha at my side I had my Essential Willie Nelson cd on Cos I needed to hear some classics during my ride My Cousin Janet used to play him all the time but my parents didn’t own any of hisContinue reading “What Will We Do Without Willie?”

Lighthearted Love

Lighthearted love is all they wanted Lighthearted love like a summer breeze Lighthearted love was all they needed So they’d have Lighthearted memories They met on the internet in a chatroom at four am Both couldn’t sleep a wink and exhausted from the gym They were young and striving on opposite sides of the StatesContinue reading “Lighthearted Love”

When She Walks Away

When she walks away Don’t you shed a tear Don’t you stay up all night Don’t you fret and fear Don’t you chase after her Don’t you beg her to stay Just give her patience and grace When she walks away She’s only thinkin’ ’bout the others Who did her wrong all her life AndContinue reading “When She Walks Away”

Workin’ on a New One

I’ve been sittin’ here in our front room The curtains are open, I look outside Boy that sun is layin’ down some bright And I’m on my second cup of coffee Chasin’ the right words for me to write And I wanna finish by tonight I’m workin’ on a new one I’m workin’ on aContinue reading “Workin’ on a New One”

Blue Blazes

She walks into our favorite bar And I break into a cold sweat Her light blue eyes see me And it’s just like when we met It was at a Golf Course cafe’ She was waiting there for me Even though it was February We had to cool off by the sea Cause she’s hotContinue reading “Blue Blazes”