Because on Saturday night I am in bed and
Because on Sunday morning I sit in a pew and
wait for help
Because on Monday I sit at my desk and
try to work
Because each day I formulate love letters to you
on pretty paper
I have decided that for the time being my Bible
will become a
copyright 2014 Steven Harz
“Paperweight” originally appeared in “Gas Station Road Map”
Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People’s Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. Steve still writes poetry, but now it rhymes and is put to music – either acoustic with a Martin or electric with a Gretsch.
Songwriting influences are: John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Blze Foley, Jessi Alexander, Tyler Childers, Lori McKenna, Gabe Lee, Luz, Cleto Cordero, Jason Isbell, and of course, Willie and Dolly!
Music is available on all streaming platforms – please check it out!
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