Tune About Tennessee

Oh when I’m on my death bed About to meet our maker in heaven And you come to visit with me Don’t be sad I’m leavin’ And prematurely grievin’ Sing me a tune about Tennessee Don’t want a song about California Or one ‘bout pretty Nevada Where I learned how to snow ski Don’t youContinue reading “Tune About Tennessee”

What Will We Do Without Willie?

As I was driving on an empty country road and had a Venti Starbucks Cafe Mocha at my side I had my Essential Willie Nelson cd on Cos I needed to hear some classics during my ride My Cousin Janet used to play him all the time but my parents didn’t own any of hisContinue reading “What Will We Do Without Willie?”

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”

Belly to Belly, Lips to Lips, Nose to Nose

Just ’cause I’m a Farm boy from California Just ’cause I was raised Middle Class Just ’cause I didn’t finish college Just ’cause I’m not a fan of smokin’ grass I’m a no manscaped city lovin’ kid I’m no Regular Joe or well-to-do But if you gave me a chance For a little sweet ‘nContinue reading “Belly to Belly, Lips to Lips, Nose to Nose”

If You’re Looking For My Heart

I don’t know if you even care though you’re sittin’ with me here With me at this bowling alley bar and you just ordered me a cold beer I’m not used to forward women But before we even start It’s been thrown in the trash If you’re looking for my heart It’s been thrown inContinue reading “If You’re Looking For My Heart”

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”

Red Flags

Well, I’m a different writer But it’s the same ol’ trope Talkin’ ’bout a couple of kids Who decided to elope They were forbidden lovers Their parents didn’t approve So they packed their things And they were on the move First stop was Vegas They found a chapel there Got hitched by a preacher WhoContinue reading “Red Flags”

Luck

She knew my story likely a little too wellIt was the kind of tale I couldn’t quite sellI was a bunch of basic for someone like herShe was the same age, but more mature She had admirers who were older than meWho I’d get to know and like reluctantlyI was jealous of those guys whoContinue reading “Luck”