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A Bright Eyed Filly

A bright eyed filly with a lean grey mare, Sway backed pot gutted and old. That had weathered years of mosquitoes And pawed snow in the winter cold, Followed a path down a deep ravine That led to the Little Red, The bright eyed filly trailing close, The wise old mare ahead. The old mare …

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Spring Thaw

I noticed just this morning There’s a difference in the air. Can’t quite put my finger on it But I know that it is there. Wind is blowing, brisk, as usual, Weatherman’s predicting snow, Yet I sense a subtle changing, Soft, unspoken, and I know Snowbanks soon will be retreating Bare spots spreading in between, …

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Old Cowboys

Well I’ve got a story to tell you I think it’s something that should be told Some people think that you’re going to lose it Just because you’re starting to look old Well when we are getting long in the tooth We sometimes remember without even trying The young folks may think that we’re bragging …

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A Fine Christmas Eve

’Twas the night before Christmas and out on the ranch The pond was froze over and so was the branch. The snow was piled up belly-deep to a mule. The kids were all home on vacation from school, And happier young folks you never did see- Just all sprawled around a-watchin’ TV. Then suddenly, some …