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Rodeoman is here for contest

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Rodeoman is here for contest

Saying your a rodeo rider
Makes it sound so much fun
But living hand to mouth
I assure you isnt fun at all

Make sure your timid horse
Is well fed and warm
Your second in this pecking order
Keeping well is your aim

Driving from one venue
To another i assure you  isnt good
But the visions that you see at night
Makes the journey understood

The rising and the setting sum
Is a feast for the eyes
A mental picture that you carry
When your mouth is dusty and dry

When saddling up that muscular horse
To ride into the arena
An adrenaline rush is prevalent
To ride  those 8 seconds clean

The satisfaction of big money
When winners are announced
Makes all worthwhile for you
To saddle up for another  event

So I tap my hat
Pack up my gear
Pick up a six pack
A few hours to sleep.
Before the next journey 

So watch out
A Rodeoman is coming to town.

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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 9:25:00 AM

    Nice chirpy poem here Seren, I'm sure it aint an easy life. Thanks for your comment on my efforts and good luck in the contest. Take care, Regards Richard. ps; It's only 8 seconds, you might want to change that.

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 3/19/2013 11:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Richard, geez 8 minutes would have been one heck of a long time. Have changed it....Seren
  1. Date: 3/19/2013 5:39:00 AM

    Seen a few rodeo's in my day...Always admired those carefree, half-crazy outlaws...Being from Louisiana, I'm swamp-rat and I lasso gators! (you believe that don't you?)...You have captured the spirit of the rodeo cowboys very well, Seren!...By the way, I sure do miss your very kind comments and support - Tim

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 3/19/2013 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Tim havent i been leaving comments for you, was sure that i had. hmmm not sure about the alligator thingy. will go and look see your work and flood you now lol...Seren
  1. Date: 3/18/2013 8:29:00 PM

    Quite a life they lead... not for me! Well written Seren! Hugs, Jack xox

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 3/19/2013 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    if your not a rodeo type Jack, what are you????? a romeo ???? Seren