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Plunked down in chaos from a gentler time, blinkered from the traffic he pulls the coach along. Patient, in his harness bond he tugs at hearts, with pathos- as to his love of duty we respond. Amidst the screech of sirens and the blasting horns, he stands and dreams of meadows in a nosebag. Such rhythmic clicking of metal shoes on concrete, full rolling of the carriage wheels and he, confined, down through the centuries he thought he'd left behind. Published in, PS “It’s Still Poetry” Anthology available on Amazon.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 5/28/2021 4:44:00 PM
Love your soundtrack. Delightful poem. Love "dreams of meadows in a nosebag" and they way you wrapped up your poem at the end ~
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Date: 7/21/2018 9:08:00 AM
Lovely poem with touching imagery - Wow "he stands and dreams of meadows in a nosebag."
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Date: 5/19/2016 6:41:00 PM
So awesome, Suz!!! I love your voice.. and the poem is so good.. the poor horse...
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Date: 5/19/2016 6:34:00 PM
What a wonderful poem this is Suzanne! I applaud you, and agree with the comments of my peers below !!
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Date: 5/19/2016 4:42:00 PM
A beautiful write, Suzanne, and your reciting it made it come to life with your lovely voice. I have always felt sorry for these beautiful creatures whenever we visit NYC (we live 60 miles north of it). Your words touched my heart. 7, and a fav for me.
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Date: 4/23/2013 9:54:00 PM
Dear POETESS, S-N, Xegrakio, SuZ, I ask YOU have YOU seen, or driven in a horse Drawn carriage, or did YOU write this MasterPiece from YOUR LOVE of "Tony".Superb "Xegrakio " Quill.I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Loyal S-P, Poet...HG
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Date: 4/21/2013 1:53:00 PM
Suzanne, Awesome imagery throughout and beautifully expressed. Very enjoyable to read.
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Date: 4/20/2013 7:17:00 AM
Exellent write here Suzzane, makes me wish to get in that cab for a spin...Wonder what ole dobbin is thinking?? Joe..)
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