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”

Keepin’ Secrets

I used to not tell you what I spent money on I used to pay only with cash from the bank I used to see how far I could take it And gamble with your trust until it sank I’m in this truck parked by the courthouse I see you dressed in brand new clothesContinue reading “Keepin’ Secrets”

Memory

Three thirty in the morning Woke up to go take a piss Then went to the front room Sat on the couch and wrote this Rain comes down hard outside I hear wind slamming the windows I decided to start up some coffee I should wash some dirty clothes And my dog is snoring likeContinue reading “Memory”

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”

I’m Not Them

They say I’m wastin’ time with you, my dear They think they’ve got you pegged, it’s so clear You leavin’ me is the last thing I fear ’Cause I’m not them and neither are you I know the ins and outs of all that you are You’re my rock, my foundation, my shining star YouContinue reading “I’m Not Them”

Working From Boat

I’d go out at sea with my Dad He taught me everything he knew Like how to prevent getting sick And if I got stranded, what to do He said he couldn’t live on land Even if his love wanted him to This boat was part of the deal The women in his life knewContinue reading “Working From Boat”

Songs, not Poems

I write the songs That no one wants to hear People are indifferent To my concern and fear About my former lovers About guilt inside my heart For mucking up so many times Now I don’t no where to start I write the songs That no one wants to play They’re all writing theirs, I’mContinue reading “Songs, not Poems”

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”