Country Girl

She’ll have bright eyes And highlighted hair That girl will be kind And will treat me fair I like a good ol’ gal Who likes to have fun She’ll be my best pal But she’ll be the one Who’ll go out on the dance floor With her girlfriends in the bar In public she’ll beContinue reading “Country Girl”

Old-Money Man

She wanted an old-money manone who wore a uniformShe wanted an old-money manSomeone who’d keep her warmSomeone who’d wear a silk tieSomeone who’d wear pricy suitsShe wanted an old-money manNot one who wore muddy boots Well, I’m not an old-money manI’m a denim and flannel guyYeah, I’m not an old-money manI love sunsets and rhubarbContinue reading “Old-Money Man”

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”

She Knows How

She does the dishesShe folds the clothesShe manages the homeDinner delights my noseOh, it’s plain to seeShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She picks up the kidsAnd doesn’t complainShe cuddles closeWhen it starts to rainOh, it’s meant to beShe knows howTo get a rise out of me She loves her MamaShe lovesContinue reading “She Knows How”

The Quiet Hearted Soldier

The wind blows her Carmel Valley hair She sees me longing for her there Oh but, I’m a soldier with a quiet heart I’m the boy at the end of that night Who’ll do all he can to treat her right Who needs a little bit of a kick start Like sincere words she won’tContinue reading “The Quiet Hearted Soldier”

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”

She Almost Had Me There

She met me through my father He mentioned I liked jazz bands, too So she got in touch with me one day Going out seemed like the thing to do We went to see Wally and his band We took a day trip down to Santa Cruz Hit the coasters, ate some corn dogs LoveContinue reading “She Almost Had Me There”

Why Are You Afraid of Me (Baby)

I brought you 50 red balloons right before Prom It was the the craziest thing I’ve done for anyone I turned up one day to ask you to go on a walk I think that’s why you decided you were done Why Oh why Oh why Oh why Why are you afraid of me OfContinue reading “Why Are You Afraid of Me (Baby)”