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A Horse Story

This a story of many horses 
viewed in the eyes of a child
as she stood there gasping 
at the death wagon, a while.

All were frozen from the cold
as the memory does unfold
in the dead of winter, no cover
ponies and mules tried to hover

Oh what she would have given 
to have owned one beauty there
And from this horror learned,
To forgive those who didn't care.

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  1. Date: 6/28/2011 1:53:00 PM
    Judy, Cool to see a great poem in the winner circle. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 8:41:00 PM
    very meaningful and touching this is. Congrats on your win, Judy.

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 5:36:00 PM
    Great topic on which to write you work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 5:01:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Judy. Excellent piece. Nice going. xxxRalph

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 2:39:00 PM
    Many congrats on your win, Judy : )

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 2:01:00 PM
    Congrats Judy on your exciting win in the horse contest with this emotionally charged entry my friend.. sad adventure of freezing animals and cruelty to animals.. enjoy another top ten win luv..

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 1:53:00 PM
    My congratulations on the win in the contest of carol, Judy

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 12:38:00 PM
    Congratulations and thank you for supporting my contest Judy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/22/2011 5:59:00 PM
    Sad to think of animals not cared for by the people who own them. A great write on a sorry ssubject.

  1. Date: 6/22/2011 5:59:00 PM
    Sad to think of animals not cared for by the people who own them. A great write on a sorry ssubject.

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 2:59:00 PM
    A lot of Judy's poems have underlying themes, such as this one pointing out that while togetherness is important to our social security, sometimes it requires a little bit more for things to work out. Love my horses, and I surely can testify to the fact that there never was a horse that can't be rode, and never was a man who can't be throwed. I been throwed a time or two. LOL Nice work, Judy.

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 7:45:00 PM
    I love the line "to forgive people who didn't care"..if only we could all learn that, a great lesson you've taught through your poetry Judy, thank you

  1. Date: 6/16/2011 2:41:00 PM
    Horses are a lovely beast, for me at the very least, my loyal friends. great verse babe, xo, Don