There’s No Compromise Inside Your Purple Heart…

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I smoke another cigarette
Inhale it into my lungs
Yes it takes my life away
And then it turns around…

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So Eden Sank To Grief

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Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.

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He Didn’t Open Up Your Blouse to See a Better View of Your Heart…

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I don’t even know you.
You won’t even know I’m gone.
Was it something I did wrong?
Roses, roses cold.
Roses, roses sold out.

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I’m Not Gonna Write You a Love Song…

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Blank stares at blank pages
No easy way to say this:
“You mean well, but you you make this hard on me…” 

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I Was Counting on Forever, Now I’ll Never Know…

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The preacher man said let us bow our heads and pray
Lord please lift his soul and heal this hurt
Then the congregation all stood up
And sang the saddest song that she ever heard
Then they handed her a folded up flag
And she held on to all she had left of him
Oh, and what could’ve been
And then guns rang one last shot
And it felt like a bullet in her heart…

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On Top of the Roof, the Air is So Cold and So Calm…

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I scream into the night for you,
“Don’t make it true;
don’t jump!”
The lights will not guide you through.
They’re deceiving you.
Don’t jump!
Don’t let memories go
of me and you…
The world is down there out of view.
Please don’t jump…

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No One Wants to Dig That Deep…

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Welcome to my world of truth.
I don’t wanna hide any part of me from you.
I’m standing here with no apologies.
Such a beautiful release…

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