Colder Blood Than Mine

She had blue diamonds as eyesHer lips tasted like sour apple pieShe smelled like smoke and patchouliAnd swore like a dirty old guyHer skin felt like sandpaperShe had the heart of a porcupineOh, I’m not sure why I fell for herThe girl with colder blood than mine Her leather jacket had a skull & bonesThereContinue reading “Colder Blood Than Mine”

Regrets of a Gone Girl

He changed his name before he moved there, So no one would find him in that town He tried to keep a hidden profile Found a quick job and settled down And soon as things got comfortable All of a sudden, she appeared Right there on his apartment doorstep And he asked, “What are youContinue reading “Regrets of a Gone Girl”

If I Sleep Tonight

I’ve been emptyin’ my pens into my notebooksThis cabin’s fireplace barely has a flame insideI’ve been watchin’ out the front door windowThere’s nobody else in whom I can confideNone of these songs are good enoughMy imagination isn’t hitting me quite rightI’m hoping I don’t dream of you, dearIf I sleep tonight, oh, sweetheart if IContinue reading “If I Sleep Tonight”

When Daddy’s Drunk

Don’t be provoking him When Daddy’s drunk You shouldn’t be courageous Unless you want your heart sunk I’ve seen him choke Mama And he’s hit me hard a few times He’s been on the Evening News For committing violent crimes He’s done time in the jailhouse But we don’t talk of it these days IContinue reading “When Daddy’s Drunk”

Meadow in the Moonlight

In a meadow in the moonlightWhere the rabbits fall asleepWe laid down on a blanketAnd we both started to weep For we were so grateful to be aliveA good friend of ours recently diedIt was the passing of our innocenceThat night our souls became tied The stars above us were alignedAs we spoke of howContinue reading “Meadow in the Moonlight”

Ballad of Sugar Booger & Ellie Mae

She called him Sugar Booger‘n he didn’t mind one bitHe wasn’t rich or very poorHe was heavier ‘n not so fit They got along like best friendsGrew closer with each passing dayYeah, she called him Sugar Boogerand her name was Ellie Mae Ellie Mae had golden curly locks, ‘nsweeter than German Chocolate CakeShe loved houseworkContinue reading “Ballad of Sugar Booger & Ellie Mae”

The Kind of Love That’ll Never Leave

She was driving to her job in her Chevy SUV The one her and her husband bought Last October their old Ford broke down All she knew was it cost them a lot And as she pulled into the parking garage where she was protected from the rain She started reviewing her memories of theContinue reading “The Kind of Love That’ll Never Leave”

She Murdered Me

We met through a personal advertisement In a local entertainment publication After a few dates she invited me to Come with her on a two-week vacation It was all inclusive at a resort in Mexico And it included an overnight cruise Little did I know on that boat It was my life that I wouldContinue reading “She Murdered Me”