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May yours be the last face I see

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May yours be the last face I see And the first one every day For you’re my rock, my dream who Makes sure everything’s better than OK It’s my meditation, my mantra, my wish For my star, my everything and so much more than that You’re the best, you know the rest It’s all that you are That look that …

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We Sure Had Some Fun

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We sure had some fun the past few days Fun with each other, keeping apace With the setting, warm sunny rays Arms wrapped around each other Dazed at the wonder, the beauty, The mystery of love Amazed that our romance is still going strong We’re happy being happy, That’s what life’s about Happy just being about Taking it in, giving …

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Wooden’s Wife

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As many of you know, I wrote the authorized biography of legendary UCLA basketball coach, John Wooden. He once said this; now he is gone. This is an homage to him and his wife, Nell, in verse.   It’s my only chance to see her  I’m not afraid to die, then go to heaven I was with her for 56 …

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Feathers in a Breeze

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Tender, oh so tender How you are to me Tender, so tender So good, so dear, so sweet Happy we go lucky Solid, how we stay Together and forever Through dark and sunny days These are times of peace and glory Thankfulness and praise Of understanding Forgiveness and grace And through it all are you and me Two for the …

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May the 4th Be With You

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May the Fourth be with you Time for our annual hooray All you Yankee Doodle Dandies It’s time for the parade down Main Street In Everytown USA It’s red, white and blue Corn-on-the-cobb Fireworks on high Lord-a-mighty, here it comes Another Fourth of July If you like a marching band, today is your day If you like your freedom to …

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Masterpiece

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Here are the lyrics to a song on my soon to be released album, Kernersville. It was inspired by John Wooden, the legendary basketball coach from UCLA, whom I’ve written two books about, who was fond of saying “Make each day your masterpiece.” MASTERPIECE Make the most of it Each and every day Try not to miss a thing Don’t …

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Whats Come Over Me

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I know what’s come over me Yes, I know it’s true I know what’s come over me Yes, it is you You, who changed my life You, my living dream You’re really the bomb You always make the scene I could go on and on Life is very simple when sliced to the core We all just need a love …

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Father’s Day Tribute

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Filled with love and joy I rejoice in his memory Such an honor to be his son He taught us to be kind Open to everyone There wasn’t a waiter he didn’t chat up “Tell me about your town,” he’d query He encouraged me to dance with all the girls at the high school mixers To make everyone feel good …

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It All Came Together When We Got Together

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It all came together when we got together You are my morning sun A breath of fresh air That gets me prepared To face each newborn day  Such a smoothie you are Such a pretty face Oh, the bonhomie As we rise with delight It will all be all right As it already has and forever will be Beyond the …