That Kind of Wrong That’s Right

We met in high school She was trouble for me She lived across town In a broken family I was really lucky I had some stability That attracted her To her I was somebody We split at least twice The fights weren’t nice We’d make up very fast I didn’t think we would last Now […]

There’s No Shame In Being A Country Boy

You can be ashamed of being a rich kid ’cause your parents give you what you want You can be ashamed of being middle class and of Uncle Jeb who’s a chef at a restaurant You can be ashamed of your hand-me-downs and your little baby brother named Roy You can be ashamed of all […]

Beach in Seabright

I look at our kids I look at my wife I think to myself What a wonderful life We have a house A couple of cars I feel so grateful as I stare at the stars And I know time is moving faster than I’d like I know it’s been a while since I’ve been […]

She’s Datin’ a Bad Boy

Her grades began to slip from A’s & B’s to C’s & D’s Her current choice of schoolboy won’t give her fond memories He’s been makin’ her feel guilty He don’t respect her one bit He’s a cocky lil’ sumbitch Born to end up a misfit She’s datin’ a bad boy Oh, he’s not gonna […]

I Just Want My Brother Back

We would go down to the creek and dip our feet in Those were just little walks but are good memories I remember he was the one who told me about them busy hummingbirds and bumblebees He’d let me go through all his records and tapes I’d spend hours studying the liner notes and learn […]

It’s What You Did Right

For Barbara J. Gray (Mom) You worked so darn hard Raising us kids to be good During those younger years You both did the best you could We were rambunctious as hell Rebels of our neighborhood But you accepted the call and you understood important things in life like how we’d end up to be […]

Sweet Tea Sunset

Sweet tea sunset With her by my side Out on the front porch Our smiles are wide The kids are playing before it gets dark Sweet tea sunset and this trailer park Most of our family say we’re not rich They look at our home and start to twitch But we love it here It’s […]

Camping with Gramps

We were born in the city Didn’t know a Rainbow Trout from a Bass and we grew up going to different schools and attending mass But our parents agreed to let us spend time in LaPorte We weren’t at a sleepaway or some high-class fancy resort We were with my Dad’s Mom & Dad They […]