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Trouble
by Londis Carpenter
Thursday, June 30, 2005
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a new country song. I'll post the musical version later.

Trouble

by LONDIS CARPENTER

COPYRIGHT © 2005

 

 

 

If you’ve a mind to bring me trouble you will find me waiting here

But don’t be too surprised at what you see.

For Trouble never left my side after I left the farm

And Trouble really never troubled me.

Trouble hung around me since I was just a boy—

Trouble was the closest friend I ever had.

Trouble made my home a wreck and made my sister cry—

Trouble often left my papa fighting mad.

 

Trouble followed me to school—just wouldn’t stay away—

Trouble always stayed there with me by my side.

Trouble came to mama’s funeral—despite tears I held inside—

I could never escape Trouble though I tried.

I never looked for Trouble and I don’t look today.

But Trouble always seems to look for me.

So if you’re coming here with Trouble, I’ll be waiting for you pal,

Because Trouble never really troubled me.

 

Trouble always stayed right with me—never leaving me alone—

Until one day old Trouble set us free.

I can’t forget how strange it felt when Trouble left our home—

Trouble’s always been way of life for me.

My life’s a little empty now since Trouble went away;

Because Trouble never really troubled me.

So If you want to bring me Trouble then step on up inside

Because Trouble is my little dog, you see.
 

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Reviewed by jude forese 7/6/2005
sometimes a little trouble makes things right ... well penned ...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/1/2005
Londis,

A perfect country song. :) You the man!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/1/2005
Oh Trouble is my second name....lol!!

I love this one!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 7/1/2005

An admirable suspense writing.
"Trouble" makes one feel like watching a motion-picture.
It is indeed an enjoyable reading piece.

Thank You, Poet!

Healthy Blissful Life!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/1/2005
wonderful! :)
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 6/30/2005
Nice ending. R
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