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Cowboy Poetry

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.newspaper2 -webkit-columns: 90px 2; -moz-columns: 90px 2; columns: 90px 2; .newspaper3 -webkit-columns: 60px 3; -moz-columns: 60px 3; columns: 60px 3; I ain't much for shopping, Or for goin' into town Except at cattle-shipping time, I ain't too easily found. But the day came ... read more

Feeding Horses In The Rain

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Feeding horses in the rain is such a pain The horses trot by and splash mud in my eye I toss all the flakes missing puddles and small lakes The wind picks up fast as blankets go on last I make my way back Put away random tack Take off my muddy clothes Warm up my cold toes Watch them ea... read more

Requiem For A Pigeon

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by Bill We witnessed a pigeon's demise Right here on the dock o' the Bay There was nothing we could do Nothing we could say It just wasn't the pigeon's day We tried mouth-to-beak And the Heimlich technique But the pigeon had croaked Did you know pigeons float? Well, this one sure did today... read more


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Poetry by FriendsNews members A Prince in Disguise A Saga of Seven Hats People you'll be missing and why THE RUN... read more


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by Jeannie Womack Joseph wore many hats in his life, the first one was of son, next an officer, a Dutch Marine, that to him was fun; In Maastricht, in '49, he married his childhood love, now he was Tina's devoted spouse, and together they set up a nice, clean house; 8 years went by, his son ... read more

People You'll Be Missing And Why

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by Jeannie Womack The time has come for you to move on, but I'm sure you'll be missing us while you are gone; No more conversation with boss Catherine to really make you think, You'll miss your adventures with supervisor Stella who is always in the pink; The daily reports from Lala about her bo ... read more

A Prince In Disguise

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by Jeannie WomackWe met on the race track in '72 I couldn't resist his eyes, so blue We soon fell in love and started a life In '76 he made me his wifeA teacher, leader, rebel and yes A son, brother, father, the best Boss man, biker, hero and more Loving, caring, cheerful, no boreHe meant what ... read more

The Run

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by Jeannie Womack Running in the rain isn't the pain a non-runner might think it would be I put on my jacket that has a hood, lace up my shoes, and stretching is good I open the door, expecting more as the rain comes sprinkling down My course is not planned yet, I'll try not to get my shoes ... read more

A Saga Of Seven

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This is a story in the style called rap that'll surely encourage an afternoon nap of a family of seven, their kids and their wives and something regarding their travels and lives.Now first there was Greg, a Brooklyn-born lad; and then it was Lucy that Mom and Dad had. She was born at Sing Sing ... read more

A Girl Named Lucy

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from 1990 This is a story 'bout a girl named Lucy Otherwise known as The Rappin' Watusi She lays down a beat that gets your toes tappin' If your toes get tired, let your fingers do the snappin' She says Hey buddy, don't you be no square If you can't find a partner, use a wooden chair O ... read more

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