Category Archives: Rhyme

Guitars and Barstools

Another night, another townLike those I’ve left behindHonky tonks and cheap hotelsAnd girls that are inclined To drink your whiskey, tell you liesLaugh at all your jokesDance real close, head on your shoulderTrying hard to coax Another drink, another dollarTil … Continue reading

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Kentucky Girl

 She was a Kentucky girlBred from champion stockProud and beautiful to seeFrom her head to her fetlock Her body was magnificentSixteen hands in sizeA shiny, rippling chestnut coatWhite blaze between her eyes I could see she was a yearlingShe never … Continue reading

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Daisy Claus

When I was just a little guy And Christmas time grew near Each day my excitement grew But my Mother made it clear Santa Claus would only come To houses with good boys If I didn’t do my chores I … Continue reading

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The Old Mill

The pristine stream through fertile lands Spills oer the sluice where the old mill stands The tides of time upon it fall With feet of stone and weathered wall Where once the mighty water wheel Powered the stone that ground … Continue reading

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What A Great Gift

What a great gift, my thanks to youFor heartfelt smiles, all that you doA whispered word, my doubts belieNot when I lose, but when I tryI learned to fly, because of you When I was down, somehow I knewYou would … Continue reading

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Striking Out

I glanced across the dance floor and saw her standing thereI saw her looking straight at me and I tried not to stare I was kind of shy back then, for girlfriends I had noneSo when I saw her look … Continue reading

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Horizons

I wake to new horizonsDistant vistas kiss my eyesWas it only yesterdayI walked neath tranquil skies Where has the familiar goneMy perspective is unclearI struggle to make sense of itIs now my future here I cast my gaze about meBut … Continue reading

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Where Two Once Stood

Where two once stood, now one aloneLeft to journey on their ownGone the love they chose to shareDashed in the ashes of despairA heart now turned to stone How for this loss will I atoneSurvive without the love I’ve knownOne … Continue reading

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Just A Volunteer

Might you be her son, she askedEach week I see you hereOh no, she’s not my Mom I saidI’m just a volunteer Do you know how much she waitsFor the day that you arriveHow she listens for your voiceHer senses … Continue reading

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The Teddy Bear

The teddy bear sits all alone On the shelf where he was thrown Long ago by a child fair Who no longer visits there The little girl has grown Each day watching on his own Through his button eyes once … Continue reading

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