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Sweet Rose / Poetry

She fluffed her feathers an’ stuck out her chest, An’ all the hens scattered from their chosen nest. Struttin’ her stuff an’ more than ready for a fight, She decided to be boss at the first morning light. “She’ll make … Continue reading

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The Messenger / Poetry

Livin’ for tomorrow under a roof that leans, Wearnin’ a  flannel shirt an’ second hand jeans. Seen life’s blessings through what seemed like hell, An’ a life remembered filled with sad stories to tell. There were years when the sun … Continue reading

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The Shadow Behind

I’ve hung my hat here an’ there, Settled for less an’ didn’t once care. Been on the wrong side of the law a time or two, An’ turned a cold shoulder more times than a few. With wide open eyes … Continue reading

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Voice of Wisdom

It hung around robbing who I used to be, The cloud grew so dark I could hardly even see. I saw the light but it seemed so far away, An’ tried to remember what my Mom would say. With a … Continue reading

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Yellow Quilt

My Mom once told me she was not afraid to die, That the sorrow for our own loss were the tears we cry. She assured me that her voice I would always hear, An’ for the rest of my life … Continue reading

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Among Friends

There ain’t enough hours in a day, For all the fencin’ and balin’ hay. From the hint of dawn til the fallin’ sun, There still ain’t time to get everything done. Tied to the fence are horses standin’ all in … Continue reading

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