If Break-ups are a Black Cloud, Music is the Silver Lining

If you know me at all, you know I really, really love music. The songs that seem to stick with me and have a lasting impression offer something more than a nice melody. It’s about the lyrics, but it’s also about the whole presentation. But mostly, it’s the lyrics. Two bands at the top ofContinue reading “If Break-ups are a Black Cloud, Music is the Silver Lining”

Late Night Cable (Goodbye)

He said goodbye without saying it exactly. But that’s definitely what she heard. It was all in the way he acted. Blaming as if the fault was hers. Having control must be such a high. That’s all she can figure. So instead of trying last night she wrote on one of her favorite pictures. SheContinue reading “Late Night Cable (Goodbye)”

He Who Does Not Know

You think you’ve missed out. Looking back as if you made the grandest of mistakes when you were sure without a doubt that what you needed was a break. A good chance for love, perhaps the only one you’ve got. You were sure it wasn’t enough, the diamond you called a rock. What you’ve learnedContinue reading “He Who Does Not Know”

How ‘Bout Now

I want to ride down the highway barely aware of what’s around us. So caught up in each other we may run out of gas, but isn’t it a blast to hold hands because we trust that what we have will last? I want to wake up in the morning still smiling from the nightContinue reading “How ‘Bout Now”

The Best Love Song: Reasons #6 and #7

I was in my car the other day and my iPod shuffled to “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,” a song that, if you’re over the age of 30, will undoubtedly remind you of Robin Hood. And no, not the Russell Crowe movie from 2010. Nineteen years earlier Sherwood Forest was host toContinue reading “The Best Love Song: Reasons #6 and #7”