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The Emperor of Wyoming

After the Gold Rush, the lawless boom town went cold The Emperor of Wyoming broke camp and left But love will keep him searching for a Heart of Gold The Needle And the Damage Done left him bereft The Emperor of Wyoming broke camp and left The Loner went from Out of the Blue And Into the Black The Needle And the Damage Done left him bereft Like a Hurricane, or a train jumped off its tracks The Loner went from Out of the Blue And Into the Black Everybody knows This is Nowhere, the Loner weeps, Like a Hurricane, or a train jumped off its tracks Danger Bird soars ever higher; his Rust Never Sleeps Everybody knows This is Nowhere, The Loner weeps, A real Powderfinger would have a better plan Danger Bird soars ever higher; his Rust Never Sleeps But he lost his Cinnamon Girl, his Cowgirl In the Sand A real Powderfinger would have a better plan He thinks he’ll just keep on Rockin’ In the Free World But he lost his Cinnamon Girl, his Cowgirl In the Sand The Thrasher rolls down the road, Stars and Bars unfurled He thinks he’ll just keep on Rocking in the Free World But love will keep him searching for a Heart of Gold The Thrasher rolls down the road, Stars and Bars unfurled After the Gold Rush, the lawless boom town went cold 5/19/16 © by author For contest: Musical Pantoum Sponsor: Silent One This poem used the following 15 Neil Young songs: “After the Gold Rush” “The Emperor of Wyoming” “Heart of Gold” “The Needle And the Damage Done” “Like a Hurricane” “The Loner” “Out of the Blue And Into the Black” “Everybody knows This is Nowhere” “Danger Bird” “Rust Never Sleeps” “Powderfinger” “Cinnamon Girl” “Cowgirl In the Sand” “Rockin’ In the Free World” “The Thrasher” "American Stars and Bars" is also a Neil Young album title...

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Date: 6/14/2016 9:46:00 PM
Tom, Congratulations on your win :-) Hugs
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Tom Quigley
Date: 6/15/2016 6:37:00 AM
Thanks, Eve!
Date: 6/14/2016 7:39:00 PM
Congrats Tom... You show true skill fitting two titles in most of the lines and still making sense of it LOL... Congrats on your win! :)
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Tom Quigley
Date: 6/15/2016 6:37:00 AM
Thank you, Lukas!
Date: 6/14/2016 4:36:00 PM
Congratulations Tom on this win! "Heart of Gold" is a favorite of mine!
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Tom Quigley
Date: 6/15/2016 6:37:00 AM
Thanks and back atcha! Yours is awesome!
Date: 5/20/2016 10:36:00 PM
Love this! Neil Young is one of my favs! Great job.
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Tom Quigley
Date: 5/21/2016 8:12:00 AM
Thanks, Rita!