This was the first song that I wrote. I woke up in the middle of the night and wrote it very quickly after thinking about writing a song about breakfast tacos for a little bit before this happened. The first version was alright; it had some elements that I felt were high quality, but it needed and still needs some significant improvement. Here are the passages that I felt merited being carried forward.

Breakfast tacos and a hot sauce iv,
that’s everything, everything to me.
Rain or shine in the Austin heat,
Gimme those eggs, tortillas,
and a little bit of meat.

A burning tongue
and the kiss
of her hottest hot,
this breakfast taco…

It’s basically only the chorus… then it becomes a break up song… The above, however, could become a song about anything, breakfast tacos and [insert topic]…

The morning sun
across you face
used to make me melt
,

and the taste
of your skin
was all the spice
that I needed,

but now I have
breakfast tacos
and Barton Creek.

Breakfast tacos and a hot sauce iv,
that’s everything, everything to me.
Rain or shine in the Austin heat,
Gimme those eggs, tortillas,
and a little bit of meat.

A burning tongue
and the kiss
of her hottest hot,
this breakfast taco,
she’s everything
that you’re not.

Lunch dates together—
South Congress hipster fare—
got me through my morning grind

and texts from you
used to make me smile,

but now I just want
breakfast tacos
and a little
bit of peace.

[Chorus}

Hitting the streets,
dirty sixth to the East,
then hitting the sheets
all up in your electric feast

and waking up again
at your side
at your service
was my everything,

but now I have
breakfast tacos—
a taste of devil’s fire. [Alternative: include “diablo’s” fire if used as a Torchy’s jingle]

She’s taking me higher.

[Chorus]…

I encourage others to build upon these foundations. The inclusion of references to Austin landmarks definitely works well. The song is open to others who wish to develop it further. I’m down to collaborate.

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