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”

When She Walks Away

When she walks away Don’t you shed a tear Don’t you stay up all night Don’t you fret and fear Don’t you chase after her Don’t you beg her to stay Just give her patience and grace When she walks away She’s only thinkin’ ’bout the others Who did her wrong all her life AndContinue reading “When She Walks Away”

Workin’ on a New One

I’ve been sittin’ here in our front room The curtains are open, I look outside Boy that sun is layin’ down some bright And I’m on my second cup of coffee Chasin’ the right words for me to write And I wanna finish by tonight I’m workin’ on a new one I’m workin’ on aContinue reading “Workin’ on a New One”

I Turn to Songs

When I’ve gone through a bad breakup When my heart is burning like hell When I feel my life’s in a dumpster When I think I have nothing in my well I look through my music collection and I throw something on to relax It helps me cope, that acoustic folk Or something smooth likeContinue reading “I Turn to Songs”

Pre-Divorce Country Song

Can she love me Even though I make minimum wage As a late night Rideshare driver & writing daily like a true sage Will she want me When I spend less time with her & hang out with my buddies Lately, I haven’t been so sure Cause she’s been textin’ Who I believe is anotherContinue reading “Pre-Divorce Country Song”

Beloved, Be Happy and Leave

You’ve packed up some of your things and you’re no longer happy with me Can’t say that I blame you, I won’t ever disrespect you, But beloved, be happy & leave When we got hitched way back when I thought you & I would forever be supportive, loving & kind But I’ve now lost myContinue reading “Beloved, Be Happy and Leave”

Deep Questions

Am I still your one and only love? Am I still the one that you want? Am I still sunshine on your shoulders? Am I still your moonlight in Vermont? Are you someone who watches over me? Or do you feel lonesome tonight? When my health has fallen by the wayside Will you still haveContinue reading “Deep Questions”