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Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2021

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A stream of thought, as I sat and thought about the world around me, and how I am without the power to change anything, but can only watch and wait until the heart and soul of my country beats no more. Read More
When Jet goes into the desert to find his long estranged friend, he finds him living a violent, lawless life on the fringes of society. Will Jet get pulled into his latest mess? Read More
War is the intimacy of interrupted lives and disrupted and suspended dreams. War dislodges the solidity and strength of character and temperament, and exposes the brutal beast that lurks within the tempered heart. Read More
Today is my nation's day and am compelled expressing the long gestating feelings. Read More
Syria has become a graveyard that a lot of ambitious people are buried in. It's The Heart of Darkness of this era. Read More

Reads: 231

Shelves: 1

The DOWN-HOME House

The young couple met at a college rodeo. They married and went about their lives in respective careers in New York City. Restricted in their apartment during Covid-19 pandemic, they grew wary, decided to seek out their old lives out west and moved to Central Texas. There, they purchased land… Read More
The past is like a puzzle. Finding one piece, then fitting it together with another. If you know what you are looking for, everything takes on a different meaning. But that is part of solving the riddle. You can see the whole picture, but it is cracked, parts missing. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 11, 2021

Reads: 392

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"Think who your audience is" lol... obviously not you. --- Read More

Tags: needs, country, this, a, shakeup

Reads: 136

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The DOWN-HOME House

Getting up in age, having lost a high profile job, then his wife to cancer, Hoyt settled on a small farm in Northeast Georgia. Living day to day, and alone, being charitable to people in his general area, he hardly knew that a man would appear from the blue to… Read More

Reads: 127

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a new "good old" country style drinking song lyric Read More
Experience the resourceful spirit of Clyde McCulley as he explores in memory his humble but adventurous childhood in rural Arkansas in the 1940s and 50s. Though flavored with the hickory smoke of a southern upbringing, McCulley's juvenile innocence and sense of wonder capture universal mysteries and dreams of childhood as… Read More
How Eddy Arnold harvested the rustic plowboy and replanted a citified country crooner Read More
When Alabama smashed Nashville's invisible "band-repellent" barricade Read More
When Sears shoe salesman, Webb Pierce, finally found the "perfect fit" Read More
The musical role model waiting behind Roger Miller's life-shattering losses Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

September 12, 2020

Glad I'm over that one. Sometimes it's like we just fall hard for the art that comes with the loss, right? Read More
A sudden shift in direction that put Lefty Frizzell on the right track Read More
An answer song only recorded "for a session fee" that inaugurated the musical reign of Kitty Wells Read More
A road map that charted the course of superstardom for Conway Twitty Read More
The car wreck that slammed the brakes on Randy Travis's runaway life Read More
The telephone call that connected Ernest Tubb with his musical destiny Read More
The menial "water carrier" job that put the blues in Jimmie Rodgers' blue yodel Read More
When Buck Owens reluctantly began his singing career Read More
The colorful childhood stories that added flavor to Marty Robbins' songs Read More
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