Tall Drink of Water

What’s a tall drink of water doin’ With short, fat, balding me anyway? Why does she want to be with me Until my final dying day? I’m not rich, handsome or suave In fact I’m a bit of an obnoxious slob Who likes hot dogs & corn on the cob She stays instead of runningContinue reading “Tall Drink of Water”

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”

When Your Sugar Don’t Want Your Honey

When your sugar don’t want your honey But she spends all your hard earned money And you know deep in your heart she won’t care either way You’ll see her buy what she wants And go to those fancy restaurants With friends acting like debutantes Who work less than they play Now, when your sugarContinue reading “When Your Sugar Don’t Want Your Honey”

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”

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”