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Someone To Help Me Out
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It’s just what I neededI found somebody to help me outSomeone to help me outI need some comfortYes, I doSo I can feel all rightI want the world to knowI need some room to move aheadTo turn this into my own little demonI wanted some funTo play the game I lovedI got tired of runningThe danger of too much informationEverybody knows that too much...

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Gimme Some Gold
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Gimme Some Gold

Nov 12, 2020 by

This poem is a fun one. It’s more about the rhythm and cadence and less about the words. I originally envisioned it as part of a slam poetry reading event, but settled on just writing it down. It’s all part of understanding your poetry. Gimme some goldNow we got gold and pearlsGimme gold and silverGimme all the wayNo we got gold and pearlsI said...

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When He’s Not Around
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Is there anybody that loves this girl?Who knows where she’s been?What will she be after?Someone to give a bow toWhen we all get a bow?This is her lifeShe doesn’t love to see him everywhereHe likes to be next to herHe talks to herShe’s happy when he’s not aroundShe’s in love to see him every nightAnd when she’s blue, it’s a deep blue seaWhen he’s...

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You Look Like Heaven Sent
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I got it all figured out, figured outWhen I get it I am all alone and I gotta feel it in the airI’m looking for someoneWe’ve been stuck trying to tell the worldBritney cried I get so downheartedYou look like heaven sentI got to feel it in the airI’m still in love with youYou look like heaven sentYou turn me hard when in you’re...

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I Can Tell, Girl
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I Can Tell, Girl

Nov 9, 2020 by

You love me, girlAnd no matter what you go and doMy boy don’t love meI can tell, girlYou’re the oneI’m the one who likes to playNever stopSee, girl, boyI can tell, girlYou make my boy love meI can tell, girlYou make my boy love meAnd I don’t want to knowYou can’t tell meThat things ain’t the sameYou can’t tell meYou’re anything but perfect to...

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Down This Street
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Down This Street

Nov 8, 2020 by

If you’re coming downDown in trouble with the lawHow’d you get so highI can’t believe the way you’re walkingDown this streetYou’ve got the look of love in your eyesHow’d you get so highWalking down this street, walking on the side of the streetWalk down this streetYou’ve got the look of love in your eyesNow you’ve got the look of love in your eyesNow you’ve...

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Come Back, Come Back
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Come Back, Come Back

Nov 7, 2020 by

I hear you talking nowWhispers without meaningYou tell me you mayCome back come backCome back come backI can’t do nothing when I’m all aloneCome back come backCome back come backThere’s a voice in my headTell me if it’s trueHow could you have known all my lifeI don’t know where it might leadBut I’m gonna leave my heart set to fireTell me why do I...

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My Life Is My Life
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My Life Is My Life

Nov 6, 2020 by

My life depends on the givingMy life is my lifeMy life depends on the giving, my life is my lifeAnd I can’t depend on anybodyMy life depends on the givingMy life is my lifeMy life depends on the givingAnd I can’t depend on anybodyI need to move on without youMy life depends on the givingAnd I can’t depend on anybodyWell it’s a slow day’s...

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Thinking Hard To Be Cool
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I’ve grown up and loved and lostBeen in school and early yearsThinking hard to be coolWhy does the summer bring such sadnessWhy does the sun not shine (ruin me my smile)Why does the moon not shine (turn me away)Why does a heart stop (land)Why do the sun not shine (have no fear)Why does the stars completely disappearThe world is in my faceI’m in a...

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When There’s Things
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When there’s thingsTo think, and dreams to look back onAnd we can’t letWe let goWhen there’s thingsTo think, and dreams to look back onAnd you don’t see the pain inThe light, I guess we must haveBeen livin’ in a cheap old dingy for the last few years(Cold, Drought Husbandless)I’m talkin’ to a cop a man can’t help but think this kind of thingHas never...

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You’ll Come From Behind
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You’ll come from behindSo run and hide behind‘Til we don’t hear about his misgivingsI’m the one who wants to get close to youI’ll follow you to the groundIf you don’t then you’re the one who won’t hearThe story of us in lonelinessWhy do you cry, do you want to grow?You know that you were my only hopeA voice whispering little secrets deep inside my...

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I Could Stand On My Own
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I could stand on my own 2 wayBut I ain’t got no purposeI could stand on my ownBut I ain’t got no feelingI could stand on my ownBut I ain’t got no wonderI could stand on my ownBut I ain’t got the courage toStand my ground on my ownI know how it feels to be criticizedTo have to defend myself in all I doI...

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