Pick your poison

I pick my poison and it’s you Nothing could kill me like you do You’re going straight to my head And I’m heading straight for the edge I pick my poison and it’s you I pick my poison and it’s you This bittersweet ecstasy that you got me in Falling deep I can’t sleep tonight…

Pumpkins and Leaves

I’m five years old It’s getting cold I’ve got my big coat on I hear your laugh And look up smiling at you I run and run Past the pumpkin patch And the tractor rides Look now — the sky is gold I hug your legs And fall asleep On the way home I don’t…

Red Apples

I went down to the river To meet the widow She gave me an apple And it was red I slept in her black arms For a century She wanted nothing in return I gave her nothing in return The ghost of her husband Beautiful as a horse Pulled up an apple cart Full of…

I will catch you

Can you sleep as the sound hits your ears one at a time? an unspokenbalance here, unabridged for so many years that i should stare at receivers to receive her isn’t fair don’t worry i’ll catch you don’t ever worry your arms in mine, anytime i wouldn’t trade anything you’re still my everything to my…

The Tree House

When I woke I took the backdoor to my mind and then I spoke I counted all of the good things you are and that list of charms was longer than my chain of broken hearts and when the day was done I figured I had already lost from the start – from the start…

The Gift

Hold me now I need to feel relief Like I never wanted anything I suppose I’ll let this go and find a reason I’ll hold on to I’m so ashamed of defeat And I’m out of reason to believe in me I’m out of trying to get by I’m so afraid of the gift you…

Country pleasures

On the country side of heaven You walk along the emerald brooks Where the fish are always bitin’ You don’t even need a hook, nah-ah Horses run across the amber Ain’t no fences way up there Brush the stars on the midway Of St. Peter’s county fair Whoa, an angel plays a southern hymn On…

I come first

I got my own, don’t need to buy me a drink Stop asking questions like you care what I think Cause it’s great that you want me But I come with a warning So I’mma be real with you, I know what I need Ain’t easy, you gotta earn it Don’t mind just watching you…

The door to fantasy

  I’m dancing under the moon above And I’m singing my favorite song of love I’m raving on a memory And I’m living in my fantasy with you I’m dancing under the moon above And I’m singing my favorite song of love I’m raving on a memory And I’m living in my fantasy with you…

Waiting at the aisle

I’ve waited a hundred years But I’d wait a million more for you Nothing prepared me for What the privilege of being yours would do If I had only felt the warmth within your touch If I had only seen how you smile when you blush Or how you curl your lip when you concentrate…

Little Things

Your hand fits in mine like it’s made just for me But bear this in mind, it was meant to be And I’m joining up the dots with the freckles on your cheeks And it all makes sense to me… I know you’ve never loved the crinkles by your eyes when you smile You’ve never…

Best Friend

Whenever I’m down, I call on you my friend A helping hand you lend, in my time of need so I I’m calling you now, just to make it through What else can I do, don’t you hear my please Friends may come and friends may go But you should know that I’ve got your…