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”

When She Chose You

I was sure I had it in the bag I thought my dream was coming true But oh, how my heart turned to sand When she chose you I couldn’t believe what I saw Every single friend of mine knew I was thinking she’d choose me When she chose you But you had another planContinue reading “When She Chose You”

Brother From Another Mother

He’s the guy you’ve known since Grade School And now you’re at a dive bar having drinks You’re sharing stories nobody else knows And you both know how the other one thinks You struggled through the awkward years Traded sports cards & Playboy magazines You’d sit in the treehouse and play cards And you’d tellContinue reading “Brother From Another Mother”

Oh Steubenville

It was the Summer before I started freshman year I was invited to go on a week-long religious retreat Thought it was neat that my church sponsored me Maybe Jesus Christ was who I would meet A small group including my best friend and me Got on that jet plane and flew through the skyContinue reading “Oh Steubenville”

The Emigrant Gap Bandit

See, If you could step right into my shoes You would know why I am this way You would know my complete story Why I’m in this Reno jailhouse today If you could see what I’ve been through If you could live where I was raised If you could step right into my shoes YouContinue reading “The Emigrant Gap Bandit”

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”

Here, Take My Bike

She was frantically runnin’ late To work early in the mornin’ And she couldn’t find her keys I said, “You can’t take the truck, The tank is almost on empty And needs some antifreeze.” She was in a mess, Wasn’t wearing a dress So, I told her with a smile She could take my HarleyContinue reading “Here, Take My Bike”