Sweetheart from Soquel

I once had a sweetheart from SoquelWho moved across the bay from CarmelWe worked together at a local resort hotelThat summer she had me under her spellI was a couple of years older than sheI don’t know what she ever saw in meShe already had her Associate’s degreeAnd loved reading all my latest poetry We […]

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 who […]

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 […]

Dead Inside

Dead inside That’s how I turned out Dead inside I don’t know what I’m about I have no idea how I got this way But here you are asking me today If I remember a time when I felt well But I promised I would never ever tell I cannot unpack all those feelings Locked […]

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 […]

I’m No Longer Nostalgic For You

I used to look back with fond memories of when you and I dated back then I’d sit and look through your letters and photos of us over and over again But one day somethin’ snapped in me Thinkin’ of you no longer made me feel blue So darlin’ as you listen to this song […]

Crushing Crush

There’s a girl I’ve known since I was seventeen Has an aquatic blue eye and another that’s green She’s not the prettiest girl I’ve ever seen but she’s the one I was crushing on back then I was dating others who were nothing like her Whether they liked me or not, I wasn’t that sure […]

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 […]