Old Oak And Chicory
by David Kraai

Wood stoves and Tijuana throws
Leather boots and a broken nose
Black cat's purr and jackets of sheep's fur
Bringing back the smell of old oak and chicory

Orange and white Christmas lights
Leon Russell and a sidewalk shuffle
Martin guitars and vintage bars
Bringing back the smell of old oak and chicory

Old oak makes you lonesome while
Chicory'll keep you up
All the miles on this old highway
Don't make it any easier to say, "Goodbye.
Goodbye, good luck."

Faded jeans and New Orleans
A star light and you at night
This hard hardened heart and one more false start
Bringing back the smell of old oak and chicory

These thoughts of home keep playing with my memory
They're bringing back the smell of old oak and chicory

Old oak makes you lonesome while
Chicory'll keep you up
All the miles on this old highway
Don't make it any easier to say, "Goodbye."
They don't make it easier to say, "Goodbye.
Goodbye, good luck."



2017