Country Club Members

When I met her, I didn’t think I’d end upbeing her boyfriend in the wingsShe didn’t tell me she was marriedShe wasn’t wearing her wedding rings It was out at the tennis courtswe were on a mixed doubles teamShe had the scent of wild blueberriesIt was like she stepped out of a dream And boy,Continue reading “Country Club Members”

Can After Can

She checks her appointment book the night beforeAnd gets dressed for bed then closes the doorThen falls asleep to her favorite Netflix showIt’s the one about the detectives who solve crimesThey speak in logic, not in couplet rhymes, andI sleep beside her but there are secrets I don’t knowAnd when sheLooks out the window herContinue reading “Can After Can”

If You Walk Away

If you walk away Don’t expect me to chase after you Don’t expect me to fight for a dream Deep in your heart won’t come true If you walk away Don’t think I’m gonna negotiate I’m gonna trust the hands of fate And know that deeply, you knew It was time for you to goContinue reading “If You Walk Away”

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”

The Whole Time I Knew

The whole time I knewI was falling for youAnd you were fallingFor me, too I can’t explain howOr why, dearIt simply was, to meCrystal clear The whole time I knewIt was a love, so trueThere was nothing moreI could do, but surrenderAnd keep opening upalways showing upMaking sure I’d neverGo on a crazy bender TheContinue reading “The Whole Time I Knew”

I’m Big on You

I’m big on watchin’ NASCAR I’m big on my tractor too I’m big on sandlot baseball And I’m big on you I’m big on fishin’ holes I’m big on barbecue I’m big on backyard football And I’m big on you I’m big on brews after work I’m big on real slow dances I’m big onContinue reading “I’m Big on You”

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”

Miss You, Babe

The girls won’t leave me alone They wanna know when you’ll be home I said I’d ask cause I didn’t know We miss you, babe We miss you, babe They wish I could cook like you And I really don’t know what to do You should know the truth We miss you, babe We missContinue reading “Miss You, Babe”

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”