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DEAD ON THE VINE by Jeffrey Littrell

 

I’m running through fire

I can’t catch my breath

is living without love any better than death ?

 

It’s hard to keep going

when you feel destined to fall

I just can’t get my head wrapped around it at all

 

under the radar

far off the grid

there’s warrants in Kentucky for the things that I did

 

4:00 a.m. in Nazareth

my sheets soaked with sweat

I’m losing my grip, but I’ve not let go yet

 

Crown Royal on the nightstand

right next to my pills

it’s neon and glitter and roadside cheap thrills

 

in search of redemption

because I can’t find a beer

don’t know where I’ll find it, but I know it’s not here

 

my love is a flower

that’s withered and brown

dead on the vine since the day you left town

 

 

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TRAVELOGUE by Jeffrey Littrell

 

had to get out on the highway

find out what the day might bring

I washed the car and filled the tank

I was up for anything

 

I love the sense of freedom

as the miles roll away

leading towards my destiny

and a promising new day

 

I pulled into a diner

just as sheets of rain descended

the steak and eggs, their specialty

came highly recommended

 

the waitress was a talker

and a picture of confusion

offering me some coffee

with a side of absolution

 

back out on the road

I saw a rainbow overhead

signifying hope

removing any sense of dread


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