Stand By Your Meme

(Sung to the tune of Tammy Wynette’s Stand By Your Man) Sometimes it’s hard to be a troll Giving so much hate to everyone. You’ll have good times making fun of their bad times, Doin things you don’t care to understand. But if you love it, you’ll do more of it, Even though it’s hard…

Monday Monday Song 52 – Orphans of Peace

Hey little boy what’s that on your cheek? It’s a kiss my mama gave me before they sent her across the sea. Hey little girl what’s that in your hand? It’s a ring my daddy gave me. Now he’s fighting in the sand. Tell me what are we to do about this gulf between me…

Monday Monday Song 51 – Gotta Try

I thought things were changing when the walls kept coming down. It seems like we always build new ones to take their place. Why do we always need somebody to hate? I wonder if we’ll ever learn to love or will it be too late? Gotta try. It’s not easy being young with a war…

Monday Monday Song 50 – Swan Creek

Text from daughter. Stuck in traffic. Bad accident she says. Reminds me of this song I wrote long ago. She’ll be late for school. But what does it matter so I pray for those whose journey was ended so abruptly. Medevac carries them away. Swan Creek by Keith Lyndaker for the Belly Hymns Project Folk…