Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Family Matters

Got A Hitch To My Walk

Got a hitch to my walk; And it ain’t just talk. Got pain with every step! No fun to go out; Can’t sing or shout When those hips are cryin’ Out for mercy! Oh my, oh me Count it one, two, three And I’m done and been set free From the walk and the pain. […]

In the Days of David

2 Sam 21 In the days of David there was a great famine And it lasted for three long years So David sought the Lord, said, “Why?” Saul broke a treaty with the Gibeonites (v. 1) So “How?” David asked, “can we make it right?” (3) “We don’t want your money,” said the Gibionites. “We […]

Ikeman, The Eggman

Ikeman, the eggman Fries ’em every day; Downs those eggs, I say! A fella might say, “No way!” Yeah, he swallows ’em down Fast as a blood hound Runnin’ after that prey! Said, “He’s an egg-eatin’ man!” And he’s doin’ all he can To teach those kids And coach those boys Not messin’ round with […]

Barzillai Was a Very Old Guy

(2 Sam. 19) Barzillai was a very old guy Said, “Why should I cross over? I don’t want to be a burden to the king! (35) Go on and do your own thing. Eighty years old, don’t know up from down. Can’t taste what I eat or even fool around. I need to go home […]

A Selfish Fellow

A selfish fellow I am, indeed. I want a good life; I get me a wife And she gets me some children to love. But soon they fly away like that dove In my yard every morning. They return now and then, again and again And we’re glad for what we’ve been given: Lives to […]

The Passing of Linda Bray

I heard this day of the passing of Linda Bray A cousin of mine living far away, One I knew nothing of but that she was there In New Jersey with other distant kin. Never lived there with those cousins, Ghiglias and plenty of dozens. Whoops!  That was a happy mistake! Just heard that this […]

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