Who Am I To Complain?

Took a walk on the path we’d stroll down The wind in my palm replaced your hand I closed my eyes and fondly remembered when we kissed as teens on the sand And I thought about the memories we made I reflected on the good times we had then Tears weaved their way down myContinue reading “Who Am I To Complain?”

When I Got a Whiff of You

I was in a diner on a Tuesday at noon Saw you waiting there alone to be seated You were so cheerful and happy to see me We had lunch together and you treated You talked about what was going on and I told you what I was up to We found out our schedulesContinue reading “When I Got a Whiff of You”

Annie & Riley

He was sitting under a tree with a journal on his knee and writing another line Up walked Annie Jean with hair so fine and clean to talk with him under that Georgia pine She said, “Hi, I’m Annie Jean You know my friend Kathleen We all are in the same English class” He said,Continue reading “Annie & Riley”

I’m Inside of You

When you wonder if you’ll make it through When you ponder the reasons why When you discover a fault of yours When you are barely getting by When you see what lies ahead on your path and you’re not sure what you’ll do At every single depressing time in your life know that I’m insideContinue reading “I’m Inside of You”

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 TheyContinue reading “Camping with Gramps”

All Kidding Aside (The Mama’s Boy Song)

I’ve always been a jokester The class clown, The life-coaster The kid in the back lookin’ out the window And when I got to High School I was the scrawny geek in the pool who was awkward, teased ‘n called a weirdo The girls liked me but didn’t see me that way I was aContinue reading “All Kidding Aside (The Mama’s Boy Song)”

KDG

He was his aftershave, he wore Mom’s favorite – Bay Rum He was his passion, coaching – Great advice, he gave me some He was his religion, a Catholic through and through He was his parents who survived the Depression & World War II He was that one room schoolhouse he went to – EmigrantContinue reading “KDG”