Monthly Archives: October 2008

Free?

1971 Here I am, a bird, a gull. Yes! That’s what I’ll be. Upon rocks I shall sit or fly the oceans, free. Oh, but free. What is free? How far is free? I am not free. I wish to … Continue reading

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Best in the West

That cowboy hat looked handy, Solid brim and fancy trim, a dandy. It surely was the very best Handcrafting in all the West, But the tag said “Made by a Pakistani.”

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The Mustangers

The two cowboys had worked hard to corral the wild mustang. Several times it had charged the men as they worked to capture the beast. They took turns at the ropes as they struggled to get the animal properly tied … Continue reading

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Under Hoof

Grampa said to me one day For a cheap hat I should pay. One without the fancy trim, Jus’ one with a solid brim. I should’a listened to Grampa, An’ through his eyes what he saw. But given my youthful … Continue reading

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