Author: Thomas

That Siren Whine

I originally wrote this song after the Blood Moon (spring) tides of the fall of 2015. You might have seen pictures of the causeway underwater. Nothing like a causeway being flooded to underscore the fact that you live on an…

Through a Glass Darkly (a demo)

      In this song, I’ve taken three real, though disparate situations and weaved them together to underscore the often inexplicable, serendipitous nature of life. Some see a hidden hand in some such occurrences, using such plain words as…

Though I Might Have (a demo)

     Most singer/songwriters venture into autobiography. Some more than others.      Even if you are primarily a story-telling singer/songwriter, you will occasionally write the autobiographical song.      This is one of mine.      While I’ve never…

The re-writing of Blue Lights

       Few of my songs have resonated so quickly and consistently with family, friends and fans as has “Blue Lights.”        From the first tryout at a weekly jam, to playing it at other venues with band or solo, in front…

What Goes Around (a demo)

This was written in response to yet another early death due to heroin. (I don’t use the term overdose, as that implies there is a standard dosage.) Seems these newsmakers’ deaths happen with some regularity, followed by the usual astonishment…