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”

Moments That Matter To Me

(For Melanie Ann Gray) There was the time when I met you Oh, how could I ever forget you I assumed you would break my heart We were there at the Hole 19 bar Then we drove to the beach by car It sure was one hell of a start You had long brunette hairContinue reading “Moments That Matter To Me”

Where’s My Veronica?

She’s the girl on my street She’s light on her feet She knows me all too well I like her so, so much Though our lips never touched And her secrets I won’t tell And if she’s my Betty Then where’s my Veronica? Yeah if she’s my Betty Then where’s my Veronica? If she’s notContinue reading “Where’s My Veronica?”

Our Moonlight Swim

We met out at the lake with towels covering our lifeguard swimsuits It was us, the mountain air, pines and water we loved so much And we ran toward our unknown future without fear or worries It was during the same summer When I blew out your VW’s clutch Our close friends knew but ourContinue reading “Our Moonlight Swim”

Khaki Wacky Woman of Mine

When we’re out on the town On a pub crawl during the day She likes leerin’ at Military men And listens to what they say And she dances with them all She leads them by the hand On those shiny parquet floors To the music from the bands That khaki wacky woman of mine ThatContinue reading “Khaki Wacky Woman of Mine”

More Cowbell

Keep telling yourself I want you Like I’ve wanted nobody else Keep telling yourself I need you Got your picture on my shelf Keep telling yourself the only one Who I want right beside me Whether we’re in heaven or a living hell Cause you’d be right as raindrops I need you like songs needContinue reading “More Cowbell”

More than a Hookup

She and I were friends back in high schoolWe went bowling and hung out all the timeShe was one of my best friends back thenShe was my confidant, my partner in crime She went off to study theatre out in EugeneI stayed back home and wrote song after songAnd we went out for my twentyContinue reading “More than a Hookup”

Lighthearted Love

Lighthearted love is all they wanted Lighthearted love like a summer breeze Lighthearted love was all they needed So they’d have Lighthearted memories They met on the internet in a chatroom at four am Both couldn’t sleep a wink and exhausted from the gym They were young and striving on opposite sides of the StatesContinue reading “Lighthearted Love”

RC and a Moonpie

We were young Too young for love of any kind But still, I tried I desired to blow your little mind We went down to the General Store I spent silver dollars and a dime Just so you and I could share our first RC and a Moonpie I was twelve You were going onContinue reading “RC and a Moonpie”