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Guitars and Barstools

Another night, another townLike those I’ve left behindHonky tonks and cheap hotelsAnd girls that are inclined To drink your whiskey, tell you liesLaugh at all your jokesDance real close, head on your shoulderTrying hard to coax Another drink, another dollarTil … Continue reading

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Kentucky Girl

 She was a Kentucky girlBred from champion stockProud and beautiful to seeFrom her head to her fetlock Her body was magnificentSixteen hands in sizeA shiny, rippling chestnut coatWhite blaze between her eyes I could see she was a yearlingShe never … Continue reading

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What A Great Gift

What a great gift, my thanks to youFor heartfelt smiles, all that you doA whispered word, my doubts belieNot when I lose, but when I tryI learned to fly, because of you When I was down, somehow I knewYou would … Continue reading

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The Teddy Bear

The teddy bear sits all alone On the shelf where he was thrown Long ago by a child fair Who no longer visits there The little girl has grown Each day watching on his own Through his button eyes once … Continue reading

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Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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Gettin By

Sittin on the front porch Suckin on a beer Feet up on the railing With a bag of Frito’s near The trees are full of squirrels With acorns on their mind And on the ground the chipmunk Eat whatever they … Continue reading

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What you think you thought I said Was something else I said instead You said you know what you had heard Before I even said a word I suspect that you were misled My thoughts I think were just misread … Continue reading

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Rusted hulls neath salty fathoms Vanquished by a fickle sea Skeletons of yesterday Reminders of what used to be Once proud ships long since forgotten For years have laid beneath the tide Memories of their staid tradition Now forever locked … Continue reading

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Irish Humor

In light of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I would re-publish here two Irish jokes that I originally published on my poetry blog poormanspoet.wordpress.com.  I cannot take credit for the jokes, only for setting them to rhyme.  Tis a joke … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Ink lings:
The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there?” He gazed upon the little boy while waking from his nap Then reached…

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