I haven't written anything in a while because I've been busy with other stuff but here is a combination of two ideas I've been sittin on for a while.
The other day a couple of songwriter types were sitting around after a gig trading songs acoustically while the bar closed and a friend asked me to play the Joplin and June song, which I had to admit I never actually wrote. I think I might have posted something about it around here but I never really felt it. I'll do a search and see if it's still around in a minute.
Back story: Joplin is my dog and June is hers. The idea came about while we were hanging out at a camp on a river on the 4th of July.
The chorus (what I hope to be a good hook) came about while at a Bachelour party weekend at that same camp a few years later.
Demo: Joplin and June
EDIT: With a few lyrical changes
A few more lyrical changes highlighted in red
Joplin and June running through the water
splashing without ever breaking stride
sand, gravel, fast moving water