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”

Is It True You’re Single Again?

Heard a rumor the other night If I’ve said too much say when Is it true he’s left you all alone Is it true you’re single again? Do you need me to come over? I’d be happy to soothe your pain Don’t be afraid to hang with me Is it true you’re single again? I’veContinue reading “Is It True You’re Single Again?”

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”

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”

Kentucky Bourbon Eyes

Oh, you were a California girlwith Kentucky bourbon eyesYour love was all I neededIt was such a sweet surpriseWhen you opened your heartAnd said you wanted me tooIf only for that one steamy summer nightLookin’ into those Kentucky bourbon eyesAnd drinkin’ ev’ry delicious drop of you You came into my crazy but lonely lifeWhen nobodyContinue reading “Kentucky Bourbon Eyes”

Non-Spiteful Song

We got along Or so I thought It was your lies That I bought You said you loved Me and me alone But now you can’t Answer your phone I wish I wish I wish I wish I wish I could write you A Non-Spiteful Song But I can’t I hated your guts You toldContinue reading “Non-Spiteful Song”

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”