peace officer


this fella with the badge
is lookin' at me hard
with his thumb on his belt
about three inches
from his piece
and he's lookin' at me hard
and yeah
the bars are closing
and folks are rolling out
but that's downtown
at 2:00 a.m.
and anyway
it's been a good night
for the guy in these shoes
and so
i'm standing here
tryin' to get a cab
and picture the ass
on that redhead
from a few drinks back
and here's this cat
with a badge
and twitching fingers
lookin' at me hard
like he thinks i'll make a
and he wants me to