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by Daniel S. McTaggart
Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Here come a lawman
pokin round my still

Don't have no plan
jus goin where he will

But he won't find me
I'm hidin behind a tree

I try to sneak away
and snap a twig under my boot

Dat lawman gonna work today
jumpin stumps in hot pursuit

But he won't catch me
cause Lord I'm runnin free

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Reviewed by Tom Hyland 7/11/2004
MP -

Many years ago, about 45, I worked with a fella from Pennsylvania, who had a distinct "stump-jumper" or "hill-billy" twang to his speeech. When anybody ever referred to him as such, Glen would beam back at them with his inimitable smile and say: "There's two kinds of people in this world - Hill-Billies and Sons-A-Bitches - I'M GLAD I'M A HILL-BILLY!"

LOL - Tom.
Reviewed by April Pittman 4/14/2004
lol just sheer and simple amusement...

I think you could make Donald Trump homesick for West Virginia.
Reviewed by Graham Donnachaidh 4/2/2004
wish I could say something in a WV accent about this...

woods an' such an whipporwills
whisper of hooch an' midnight stills...

this is me going OTT..
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader) 3/20/2004
My dad used to make his own beer--nasty stuff. I don't think he made moonshine though. I love a good sense-of-humor, and you've got one. Welcome to AuthorsDen.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/19/2004
(((welcome to authorsden, mountain poet)))

you're among friends here

o, this is priceless--flows like a cold mountain stream, a breath of fresh air from the look what you've done, you've made me homesick LOL (from north central ohio, but LOVE the hills of kentucky and tennessee)

i look forward to reading more of your brilliant poetry

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 3/19/2004
Mountain Poet...whoever you ARE a poet...yes indeedy.
I want to set these lines to a blues melody, and twang it out
on my electric Fender.
Thank you so much by stopping by my pages and leaving a comment,
allowing me to be introduced to YOUR work.
I will return...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/19/2004
cute write, mountain poet; thanks for sharing! enjoyed much!

(((HUGS))) and love, your texas friend, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/18/2004
Watch out for the deputy though....
Enjoyed much-0
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/18/2004
A hoot an a holler;-) Good one!
Reviewed by Lori Moore 3/18/2004
Cute write. Thanks for the laugh.
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/18/2004
Mountain poet....welcome to the den...
this was very entertaining...I enjoyed it..
Reviewed by Andrea Da Costa (Reader) 3/18/2004
Just wonderful....I could just picture it!
Reviewed by Patricia Gomes 3/18/2004
There's nuthin' finer than humor in poetry.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/18/2004
Delightful piece!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/18/2004
Delightfully humorous, Mountain Poet. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 3/18/2004
LOVE it, write this kind of humor myself sometimes, this was a treat.
Reviewed by William DeVault 3/18/2004
big smile. well done!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/18/2004
Stumpjumpin sounds like fun! Keep jumpin - and writin.
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 3/17/2004
Outstanding imagery, I got quite a laugh imagining the scenerio wishes ~Z~
Reviewed by jude forese 3/17/2004
very well written ...
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 3/17/2004
WOnderful write in couplets!
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 3/17/2004
As hilarious as this is, MP, those last 2 lines stirred something deep.. Welcome to the den... you have a unique voice and deliver the humor with bold strokes... as a fellow humorist, I'm real glad to read ya, pardner... now git behind them shrubs or yer ass is gonna be grass! (grin) katy.
Reviewed by Micha Julian 3/17/2004
like the true style and love that last line, mountain poet.
much said in few words, a story told, and in its true voice...liked ths, much,
thank you

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