Join Free! | Login    
Happy 4th of July!
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Jeff Mason, iKathleen Morris, iDavid Hamilton, iGary Caplan, iMargaret Doner, iLinda Alexander, iJames Skivington, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Melody F. Whitaker

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Poetry
· Stories
· 15 Titles
· 9 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Jan, 2010

Melody F. Whitaker, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Quest for the Prize,Vol 2: The Replenishment
by Keith Dyne

The quest continues, see how Jerry and his colleagues progress on their quest for the Prize.....  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

My Cowboy
by Melody F. Whitaker
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Melody F. Whitaker
•  Healing After Betrayal
•  When Love is Lost Hope Will be Renewed
•  Determination
•  Ultimatum
•  Soul Mates
           >> View all 13

His eyes sweep across her delicate frame.

He tips his hat, Ma’am.

He takes a seat at the bar.

Whiskey Sour, Leave the bottle.

The bitter taste tingles in his throat.

Across the room the piano keys dance.


She gracefully moves through the bar.

A man grasps her apron.

He pulls her in to his lap.

His hot breath warms the back of her neck.

Helplessly she struggles to get away.


The cowboy rises to his feet.

Sir, I reckon you better unhand the lady.

The man releases a bellowing laugh.

He pushes the girl to the ground.

Both guns are quickly drawn.

The cowboy shoots first.


He walks over to the girl.

Well I guess he won’t be putting his hands on you again.

He extends his arm to help her up.

He brushes her silken hair from her cheek and stares into her hazel eyes.

He tips his hat, Ma’am.

She stands speechless.


He walks through the swinging doors and out of her life.

 Years later, in another bar, she hears a familiar voice.

Ma’am. She turns to see her long lost cowboy.

Tears sting her eyes.

She speaks but it’s only a whisper.

I won’t let you go this time.

My Cowboy.





Melody Whitaker ~ Author

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  Little Voices
  2.  Another Poem of Love
  3.  Self-Worth Surrendered
  4.  As Poets
  5.  'The real me'
  6.  I Whisper Your Name
  7.  My Hands
  8.  Hands of Choice
  9.  Shadow Passes - Light Remains
  10.  The Beach

Through Eyes Of Needles by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath

WorksOfGath Books ..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.