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 sureContinue reading “Crushing Crush”

From April to August

We were only together From April to August From Spring thru Summer She was fine, She was mine We’d hit the dive bars And the record shops From Spring thru Summer I was her fan and her man Sometime after Labor Day She said she was movin’ away Her father got a job up NorthContinue reading “From April to August”

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 gonnaContinue reading “She’s Datin’ a Bad Boy”

Not a Big Deal

V1 We went over to the park that afternoon And sat there on a bench by the pond She came up with quite a few reasons Why by month’s end, she wanted me gone I looked down at my summer sandals I knew truth from her heart was revealed And I tried to hide whatContinue reading “Not a Big Deal”

Smarter Than You

If you listen closely to these words and the progressions being played You will question your intelligence and everything you’ve ever made And at night you’ll lie awake because you won’t fall asleep And you may want to get rid of the things you need to keep This song This song This song This songContinue reading “Smarter Than You”

One Hell of a Song

If I am the lyrics Then you are the music and together we’re a song Written by someone Who’s having great fun ’cause we sure get along Yeah we have those times When my words don’t rhyme The tune just is plain wrong Then we get re-written and we’re again smitten Our chorus is conciseContinue reading “One Hell of a Song”

Oh Steubenville

It was the Summer before I started freshman year I was invited to go on a week-long religious retreat Thought it was neat that my church sponsored me Maybe Jesus Christ was who I would meet A small group including my best friend and me Got on that jet plane and flew through the skyContinue reading “Oh Steubenville”

The Emigrant Gap Bandit

See, If you could step right into my shoes You would know why I am this way You would know my complete story Why I’m in this Reno jailhouse today If you could see what I’ve been through If you could live where I was raised If you could step right into my shoes YouContinue reading “The Emigrant Gap Bandit”

Ballad of Sugar Booger & Ellie Mae

She called him Sugar Booger‘n he didn’t mind one bitHe wasn’t rich or very poorHe was heavier ‘n not so fit They got along like best friendsGrew closer with each passing dayYeah, she called him Sugar Boogerand her name was Ellie Mae Ellie Mae had golden curly locks, ‘nsweeter than German Chocolate CakeShe loved houseworkContinue reading “Ballad of Sugar Booger & Ellie Mae”