Baby James Casey Dienel

My first lover was real sweet, he made a woman out of me, But he left as quick as he came, my Baby James. Mama said I was naive, Said one day he'...

Cabin Fever Casey Dienel

Autumn's coming in through the yard, Marching like a grandfather clock. The badges he wears are tattered and old, Like shredded ribbons of brigh...

The Coffee Beanery Casey Dienel

The Coffee Beanery was about to explode. Or was it a field? Nobody knows. Nobody saw it coming, But for days, the forecast predicted frost, the T...

Doctor Monroe Casey Dienel

Years ago the phone rang off the hook for Dr. Monroe, But he's erased the names in his little black book, he's living alone. Oh, you might have se...

Embroidery Casey Dienel

Since I was a girl, I've been good at embroidery. I finished up my finishing school in Switzerland. Then I escaped to Evian, wound my car down the Alp...

Everything Casey Dienel

Since I was a child I could read the tides by the colors of the clouds. When I grew I left in the spring and took only my piano and some gin. Bu...

Frankie and Annette Casey Dienel

Frankie and Annette ran off at sixteen and it all started at a Red Sox ball game. In a Cracker Jack box, Frankie found a ring and said "How's about ...

La La Song Casey Dienel

Knowing you makes all the difference, Don't it darling? Knowing all your if's and why's, Your when's and how's. December comes in as a short pro...

Tundra Casey Dienel

I called in sick to the bathtub today Somebody pulled the plug on me So I’ll gather up my skirts to the sink Made a bubble bath until ? You held...