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A Cowboy Is

A cowboy is a hardened soul
When viewed by strangers eyes
A mind of honor and fortitude
A cowboy never cries

A cowboy lives with purpose, clear
His spirit can't be quelled
No hardship on Earth can take his pride
Though he rides to the edges of Hell

The cowboy is really a family man
Though affection he rarely shows
His daily toil is driven by love
and his family surely knows

A cowboy lives by a simple code
That city folk often can't see
But if you want to learn what life is about
A cowboy is something to be.

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  1. Date: 3/21/2011 11:11:00 AM
    Many congratulations Joe on your win in Tirzah's contest with this fine piece....:)

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 7:53:00 AM
    A heartfelt congratulations to you Joe for your win in Tirzah's contest "A Cowboy Is". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/18/2011 6:37:00 PM

  1. Date: 3/17/2011 8:24:00 PM
    Super Congratulations dear Joe for this win.

  1. Date: 3/17/2011 2:42:00 PM
    Congrats Joe on your super first place win in the Cowboy contest luv.. awesome write .. awesome win.. enjoy top spot luv..

  1. Date: 3/17/2011 12:02:00 PM
    You truly captured what it means to be a cowboy with this gem! Enjoy your well deserved win!~Tirzah~

  1. Date: 3/3/2011 8:29:00 AM
    I do admire the cowboy lifestyle, Joe. Simplicity and a chance to enjoy nature. Their families must underrstand that he loves them, even if he is tired when he returns home. Excellent entry for the Cowboy contest and I wish you success! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 9:05:00 PM
    A fine tribute to these souls, Joe! Strong spirited men who face "daily toil..driven by love" for his family. Nice rhyming scheme, this has the feel of a country song. Wishing the best to you and, Mikki

  1. Date: 2/25/2011 12:19:00 PM
    You have your usual great wording and rhyming in this presentation, Joe. Just remove the "e" in each "bye" you have above. Good luck to you in the contest.