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SANCHEZ
by Dee C.

Saturday, January 26, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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SANCHEZ


 


His muzzle as soft as velvet


Nuzzling my hand for a treat


Gentle eyes of deepest brown


My handsome grey dapple steed


He stands hip cocked for a brushing


Fine white hair mixes with dust to float on air


Not a flinch as the leather saddle settles


Buckles buckled, cinches belted in pairs


Head lowers to accept the bit of iron and copper


He sucks at the sweet iron bit like candy


Now that heís distracted, the cinch is snugged


Heís all decked out and looks just dandy


Quietly he stands for old bones to mount


He walks on from a gentle nudge from my knee


Our partnership was a long time coming


In the beginning he would gladly run me into trees


An animal of independent thinking must have respect


Itís a give and take of horse and rider to learn


Many mistakes are made along the way


Much like a puzzle the pieces twist and turn


Then the day comes that the pieces start to fit


No longer is a test of wills, the partnership revealed


This gentle giant that has a heart that beats like my own


Has captured my love and our fate is sealed.


 


Dee


©January 2008


 

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Reviewed by Debi Fairchild 10/31/2009
Great poem about your horse. I can see the two of you together going on your rides. Especially part where he uses the tree to knock you off. That has happened to me a few times.
Reviewed by D Johnson 5/6/2008
It's like an old and trusted friendship that cannot be broken. Love this write,

thanks,
Dan
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 1/27/2008
I love this it reminds me of my Sadi she is a Chestnut Arab~`*
Just wonderful
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/26/2008
a beautiful write Dee
dedicated to one that brings you happiness
Love & Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 1/26/2008
Lucky him!! Lucky you!! Marvelous description, Dee. Feel like I can reach out and touch the luv. See you riding into the sunset. . .no, riding up to me and telling me it's my turn! Thanks for posting this beauty. Give Sanchez an extra carrot for me. 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/26/2008
Thank you for sharing this ode of friendship inspired by your friend, Dee. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by John Leko 1/26/2008
...a long term friendship...of like minds...upon which you ride...come to be in your pen.
well done Dee...
John
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 1/26/2008
Wonderful poem for horse lovers with lots of visuals...

Chrissy
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/26/2008
Beautiful write, Dee; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/26/2008
Thanks for sharing...have a Sanchez on the farm too same look but different name BLES!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/26/2008
Dee, I would so love to have a horse and a place to ride. I haven't for years and never did do it well, but I loved it and miss it! This is a grand poem and your horse Sanchez is a beauty! May you both enjoy a long and loving companionship!

luv
et



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