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Cowboys Don't Read Poetry
by Terry W Burns

Friday, February 14, 2003

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The title work from my whimsical cowboy poetry book of the same name - a collection of poetry, short stories, andcowboy musings.

Cowboys Donít Read Poetry!

Poetry? Thatís sissified!
You know it ainít fer me!
No lace doilie on th dash of MY truck
and donít ask me over for tea.

I take my rhyme straight, just like my drink,
delivered by Willie or Merle.
With lots of guitar and fiddle strains;
read yore durned old poems to a girl.

Iíll just sit over here and think about cows
and those fences that need a manís touch.
You go ahead and read if you want,
it sure wonít bother me much.

Say, thatís right purty, whoops didnít mean that;
no, I didnít mean the words that you said.
I was only complimenting such a fine hat
as the one youíve got on your head.

No, you go right ahead, you ainít bothering me none
as long as youíre sure that you see;
that even though I donít mind it around,
Cowboys donít read no po- e - try!

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Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry 11/18/2003
Of course cowboys don't read poetry, Terry... they write it! Excellent, excellent, excellent: great rhyme, wonderful flow, and truly captured the accent. I was raised in Arlington, Texas, now living in Washington State. Visit me sometime. ~~Bonnie Q
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 10/30/2003
Terry....excellent write!!!
Reviewed by William Heffner 6/7/2003
Well Done Terry

God Bless You and Your Loved Ones
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 3/10/2003
Great write Terry this was so cute
Reviewed by jude forese 2/14/2003
they read or rather feed on poultry...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 2/14/2003
good one
Reviewed by Steve Patterson 2/14/2003
love it. git a chance read some a' this old texican. might just fit in with what a cowboy reads.
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart 2/14/2003
Well, gol-darn-it, I don't blame ya none. I ain't never been one to "pull-a-tree" in my lifetime. That shore would hurt a mite.
Reviewed by Amanda Fousek 2/14/2003
hahahhaha! Oh I love it! Great job!
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