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Thought I'd write a little country song.
Since most of those mournful country
songs come from codependent relationships,
I thought I'd get right to the point. Remember,
I just write 'em; don't participate in 'em.


 Codependency (Song)


You and I are just the same,
our love/hate relationship is all to blame.
I love to hate you, it's just me,
all a part of our… codependency.

You left me for that other one,
thought you would have both me and your fun.
That fell through and you came crawling back,
I took you back in 'cuz of what I lack.

Oh… I thought your love was real,
but, I'm just stuck under your heel.

You know I hate you when you drink,
come home drunk and raise a stink.
Don't know what I'll do when you're gone,
without you I can't carry on.

Stole my keys and took my car,
'Times I don't know who you are.
Wrecked it before you got home,
'Specked I'd still take you for my own.

Oh… I thought your love was real,
but, I'm just stuck under your heel.

You went out with your friends,
landed in jail; it never ends.
'Specked me to bail you out,
so I did, you worthless lout.

You called from the hospital the other day,
said you were near death; I should pray.
I prayed for your death, so I'd be free.
Paid your bill; praising your honesty.

Oh… I thought your love was real,
but, I'm just stuck under your heel.

On your stupid, stiletto heel...
your heel, dammit…
your god damned heel!

Copyright 2012 © Ronald W. Hull

7/19/12
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Reviewed by Axilea Uzumcuoglu
Sad and funny at the same time. Who hasn't experienced some of these feelings of love and hate intermingled? And I have a feeling here that this "relationship" can last for a while!

Axilea
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing your wit and humor... ...country and western style, Ron. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by JMS Bell
I SANG IT...REALLY, I DID! IT WAS UPBEAT AND I AM STILL HOWING. I KNOW ITS NOT FUNNY BUT I DON'T WANT TO CRY. WELL DONE, RONALD AND THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
EEE-haw & rattle snakes lol
a country toe-stepper fer sure fer sure
aside from the humor of this delightful country parody
toxic relationships are so emotionally brutal, I had the hardest time
back in 1984 breaking myself away from someone who would not let go & move on, it's so self depleting to the individual and too
it's a shame those types cannot see the self inficting destrution
in possesiveness and control.

Two-Steppin Snake Skin Boots & Rodeo Rowls In Groove
Vickie
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley
Giddy up Cowboy
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
A Song of the century? What a great relationship song!
Reviewed by Jon Willey
a tear in your beer extraordinaire, not Austin City Limit stereotypical - a Pinkard & Bowden style exploit with great humor -put it to music Ron, it should sell well in Willie land - I wish you peace and joy my dear friend - Jon Michael
Reviewed by Teresa Walker
Good one Ron, Just for you Ron, Steal Your Shoes

Steal Your Shoes

No more stilettos,
Find one with pumps,
Women with mood swings,
Blame the time of the month.

Hang on to that hat,
Those cowboys wear,
Women with stilettos,
Donít like to share.

Being codependent,
It takes two,
Donít let this woman,
Steal your shoes!

Teresa Bellamy Walker


Reviewed by Duke LaRance
I'm picking up a David Allan Coe vibe....

duke larance ~ the drugstore cowboy poet
Reviewed by Sandy Hoynacki (Reader)
This is toooooo funny and so twangy....Love it, love it, Ron..
Sounds like some of my Tennessee hillbilly, ridge running relatives wrote it...Lol


Sandy
Reviewed by Charles Neff
All that's missing is the music, Ron, though the words come through strong on their own - funny and sharp. Who's you nomination to be the singer? My money's on Clint Black.
Great work!
Charlie
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader)
I just bet you had a gleeful chuckle while you composed this one, Ron. I enjoyed your word, "'Specked" that is joyful coinage, and I like your reminder in the introduction "Remember, I just write 'em. Very Goood!! ~~ Diana
Reviewed by jude forese
Sounds like yur withdrawing ... humorous shot to the head, heel and all ...
Reviewed by richard cederberg
Funny stuff, Ron. Your humor resounds and the image is a good metaphor.
Reviewed by Laura Fall
Great write Ron, as this would sure be a hit song the way relationships are Laura
Reviewed by John Flanagan
to me, this is wickedly funny, Ron,
but these days i'm in wicked mode;
absolutely luv it!

john
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
All that you need here is a dog dying! And yes, this would be a "hit" on the C&W charts!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Sad that this truly is the space some are in. Good capture of this type of relationship.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Liar! This is funner'n mine. Be careful what you say about the salami.
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
Goodness that is rather co-dependent! It seems you have wrote a good song for others to see in themselves.

Love and Light
Lily

Great song!
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
wow that does make a great country song.
budd
Reviewed by Edward Phillips
Ron, I think you've just summarized every country song written in the past 50 years. The stiletto heels, however, suggest an insight that could only come from...experience.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
People are LIKE that...? The only person I am co-dependent with is my imaginary friend and I haven't seen him in three days...e
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater
Now if we could just get it to Blake Shelton! This would make a great video, Ron. It's commercial.

Sage
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