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Ol' Spaghetti Legs
by David Rumer

Thursday, October 23, 2003

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A horse is a horse, of course.


Ol' Spaghetti Legs


                   David Rumer


Of all the joys among her toys,
She loves her red horse best.
She holds him tight against her breast,
Disdaining all the rest.

His shoulder stands, by her small span,
Not quite a full four hands.
The muscles of his scrawny legs
Are strong as rubber bands.


He doesn't play the polo game,
And never ran the races.
The heart inside his cardinal hide
Beats for wide open spaces.


No, he'll never be selected
Equine of the nation.
A picky judge will likely say,
"He's lacking conformation."


Some people say he"s just a horse,
Though a gallant mount indeed
He"s more than just a horse of course,
He's Shannon's favorite steed.




 


 


 




 

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Reviewed by Sandie Angel 10/11/2004
What an adorable picture of the little girl, and a lively poem to match. Enjoyed both indeed!

Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 7/30/2004
I love this little gem. (and I adore horses, too, so that only adds to the pleasure.) What a delight, thank you.
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 5/24/2004
This really is delightful. I have been reading so much poetry lately that is all sugery or savage and bitter, so this is a relief.
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 2/15/2004
Delightful....i enjoyed this poem. Thanks for posting it.
Reviewed by andrea coltman 2/1/2004
This was delightful...loved the picture too...best wishes Andrea
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 1/27/2004
..beautifully written...ty!


Vesna
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 10/23/2003
This was a sweet write...
Keep it up...
God Bless
~Michelle~
Reviewed by A PAX 10/23/2003
This is so sweet, and so loving written!!!I know she will always treasure this write along with her horse! you are very talented!
I just love this!!!
pax
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