Monthly Archives: February 2017


“Promises.” He sipped hot, bitter water.

The sun mocked him. A rusted steel sheet caught an eddy, sighed an arrhythmic tink into the silence.  These oil fields died long ago.

He’d kept his promises. When the front collapsed into chaos, Continue reading Arid


Here he is, meet Walter, he was raised up on a farm
His pawpaw taught him to fear Jesus and never do no harm
Walter loved his mama, fried chicken, and fishing too
Pawpaw taught him about honor and sacrifice
Noble ideas worth a fight, son. They’d cost his left arm

Now I suppose everyone starts out about the same way
Some folks grind the gears and bounce down the highway
While others no doubt ride smooth rails of silver spoons
Life on the farm was full of bumps and bruises and pain
But Walter knew love and his heart there would stay Continue reading Walter