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Lonesome Ponies

A simple human hand
Comforting their forehead
They looked so sad
They seemed to drain my heart
I wanted to stay for longer
To keep them company
They grasped at every part of me
Their busy eyes
Veiled by the fence
I brushed aside their mane
To see hope
To see a friend
To see a thankyou
I will go back again
With carrots
And a promise to stay longer

Copyright © Jo Hayton

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  1. Date: 10/17/2009 1:44:00 PM
    Nice piece Jo, i love the native American ponies, they are awesome >> James

  1. Date: 10/17/2009 1:21:00 PM
    Those ponies and horses love companionship just like people. They are social animals. Very impressive lines penned here. Keep writing. Sara