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Poem Of The Week: February 6, 2013

Feb 6, 2013 - 09:40 AM
Poem Of The Week: February 6, 2013

Ridin' a Star

 

When asked by folks who didn’t know

 “Why not just hook him to a plow?”

 Our answer was always concise

 “You’ve never seen Star work a cow!”

 

A more singly focused ol’ horse

I have never before seen

And his distain for the bovine

Was focused and utterly obscene

 

Once at work there was no cow pony

That could ever compare

He moved with lightning quickness

The truth, he didn’t even need you there

 

You were really just along for the ride

A witness to the embarrassment of a cow

Memories of some great rides

Flood my memory even now

 

He was never a world champion

And his name is not in a hall of fame

 But his contribution to this cowboy

Will be forever remembered just the same

 

There has never been a horse

That I have ridden so far

That could even come close

 To the chance of ridin’ a Star

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