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lost herd

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lost herd

As the sun rises
a young pioneer saddles his ride.
Mounting his horse
his young bride
his love as he rides
Off to find his herd.
 His proud mare  
goes through the prairie
next to his barb wire.
He wonders in his mind
how far have they strayed.
How many day
must I ride. 
He sings aloud
a song his herd
has heard 
as he rode.
On yonder hill he sees
two cows grazing along
next to their side two young calves.
He hears their cries
as he tops the hillside. 
In the green valley below
he sees his lost herd.

By michael Byte 10-9-2013

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  1. Date: 1/28/2014 3:19:00 PM
    MICHAEL, CONGRAT, in the any poem goes contest. Have yourself a nice sunny day....... SKAT

    Byte Avatar Michael Byte
    Date: 1/28/2014 6:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Skat for the visit and having a wonderful contest to entrt
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 2:55:00 AM
    Very interesting and unique write, congrats on the win, Michael

    Byte Avatar Michael Byte
    Date: 1/5/2014 1:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Dr Ram for your comments
  1. Date: 1/3/2014 9:37:00 PM
    Michael, Congratulations, thank you for supporting my contest and I. Stop by and read my latest when you have time, I will miss you:( have yourself an awesome 2014.. Always~ LINDA"

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 10:17:00 AM
    Michael, ... Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. It was nice seeing it on the Poetry Soup-- HOME PAGE. Always a poetry soup friend <3 = LINDA

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 1:27:00 AM
    Michael, CONGRATULATIONS ;) on having your poem featured................... LOVE SKAT

    Byte Avatar Michael Byte
    Date: 10/27/2013 7:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Skat I was surprised myself when I saw it thrre
  1. Date: 10/25/2013 6:24:00 AM
    Nicely written Michael, love your pictures

    Byte Avatar Michael Byte
    Date: 10/25/2013 6:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Raymond for the commenr
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 10:27:00 AM
    Good morning Michael.. Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT'

    Byte Avatar Michael Byte
    Date: 10/12/2013 10:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Skat this is my first time writing.I have not thought about it till a friend invited me into a poetry club. She then introduced me here so I can get better. Here's a hello I would be glad to have anither friend on here. I am from Oklahoma my goal is to do a poetry reading at our bluegrass festival in 2 years and have a cowboy poetry book out by then. I have a regular job in day but write at night. You have a wonderful day and I will check out your work soon
  1. Date: 10/11/2013 3:48:00 AM
    Welcome to P-Soup, Michael ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)

    Byte Avatar Michael Byte
    Date: 10/11/2013 5:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Anne this is the first time I have wrote any poetry. Trying to find the style I can write best
  1. Date: 10/10/2013 8:40:00 PM
    Hello, Michael a nice gaze to sweep and follow... I like your first poetic piece on the site ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@