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by Dale Clark
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Cowboy ride the wild
bustin broncs and roundin strays
whisper in their ears
A herd of cattle
needin driving
So saddle up

rope em & ride em
hard from sunup to sundown
Cowboy you’re a sundowner
so start a mesquite fire
heat up some Joe
a kettle of beef steak and beans
Tales told in the firelight
Old timers stretching it long
laughing and snortin

Have a smoke
Lay out your bedroll
Cowboy dream of horses
bustin broncs and herdin strays
Fire’s dyin slow
add a little more mesquite
Cowboy ride the wild


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Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/2/2007
A peaceful feel to this, like the campfire after a hard day at work
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/14/2007
Oh to love this!!

Thanks for sharing Cowboy!!

Love Tinky
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/14/2007
Now I know fer sure - I shoulda been a cowboy.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/13/2007
Sounds like you've been there and done that Dale, and I could see you in every word! Beautifully written!
Reviewed by CJ Heck 3/13/2007
Dale, this is very good -- one can almost 'see' through your words -- what more could be asked of a writer? Well done and a pleasure.
Reviewed by F William Broome 3/13/2007
At times we get an original, an authenic work, and this is a wonderful sample. Thankew Cowboy! It's a good one. - Bill
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 3/13/2007
I love this poem Dale, made me feel like I was a cowboy sittin round the campfire at end of day. The images are alive!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/13/2007
Tales told in the firelight
Old timers stretching it long
laughing and snortin

Love this image, Dale, in an, as per your usual, image-rich poetic canvas. This sums up the whole mood and psyche of your far-seeing, rough-neck dreamers, gathered within their own lassoos of delight, telling tall tales and takin short breaks. Fabulous portrayal. TY Kate xx
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