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Once there was a country boy called Chester,
     he came from the rural Appalachians;
got himself a farming job not far from a big city,
          he was unsophisticated and old fashioned.

He had a pleasant twang that made people laugh, 
    was easy going with no hate in his bones;
but he was unprepared for the city and the mean,
         soon a target for those who hated hillbillies.

They called him names and laughed at his clothes,
     at the way he spoke-  his lack of about everything;
Chester, spent a lot of time looking down at the ground,
           but one day he showed what he could do.

A horse got loose, frighted it was galloping fast,
     no one could stop him until Chester said, I can;
all the cowboys laughed and snickered (this will be a show)
          but to their shock all Chester did was talk.

In time, Chester got his own farm with many horses,
     he called the horses his Bybillies (don't know why);
and he would say in his twangy, pleasant voice proudly,
         his horsies where grazing with the blue Blowbilllies.

                         seems he had a delightful secret language . . . 

April 27, 2018

Poetry/Narrative/A Sweet Hillbilly Boy
Copyright Protected, ID 18- 1017-390-01
All Rights Reserved.  Written Under Pseudonym.

Written for the contest, Hillbillies, Bybillies and Blowbilllies
sponsor, Caren Krutsinger

Second Place

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 5/10/2018 6:22:00 PM
That was cute the way you fit the words in at the end, Constance. Congrats on your win . Awesome!! soupmail.
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Date: 5/10/2018 6:21:00 PM
lovely take on the contest prompt Constance, congrats on your win:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 5/10/2018 7:34:00 AM
Congratulations on your well deserved win BW with your wonderful story, I could imagine this happening as I read. :))
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Date: 5/9/2018 4:40:00 PM
Great story here, Constance! Very imaginative, too! Congrats on your win :)
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Date: 5/9/2018 3:49:00 PM
Very sweet, BW. Congrats on your silver medal win.
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Date: 5/9/2018 12:16:00 PM
Enjoyed reading,Broken Wings, very entertaining :) . Congratulations on your awesome great write..Hugs Eve
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Date: 5/9/2018 10:45:00 AM
Love the way you met the contest challenge, Constance! Congratulations on your podium win! Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 5/4/2018 8:15:00 AM
Very original and entertainingly told. I enjoyed it! Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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