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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, …

Old Cowboy

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 …

Ghost riders in the sky

Ghost Riders in The Sky

An old cowboy went riding out one dark and windy day Upon a ridge he rested as he went along his way When all at once a mighty herd of red eyed cows he saw A-plowing through the ragged sky and up the cloudy draw Their brands were still on fire and their hooves were …