I really like the title and the premise that goes with it. It is so country to put a down home spin on ideas. As I read your piece I tried to put a tune with it and sing it in my head. I stumble on the inconsistent syllabolic rhythm of the verse lines to match a tune that works throughout the piece. Seven beats in the first line followed by six in the second set a pattern that is not kept throughout. I was a rhythm guitarist in a country band so my comment comes from that point of view (for chord changes and such). Great story and depiction of the chain of events.