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Abilene Poems | Examples of Abilene Poetry

Abilene Poems. Below are examples of poems about abilene. This list of poetry about abilene is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of abilene poetry. This list of works about abilene is a great resource for examples of abilene poems and show how to write poems about abilene. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Abilene Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Golden Curl Larry Bradfield Rhyme abilene, life,
Rodeo Clown roger turner Rhyme abilene, america, anxiety, career, courage,
Premium Member Poem Roll On Mixin' Bowl Duncan R. M. Ferguson Enclosed Rhyme abilene, word play,
A Memory Of Silence Larry Bradfield Pantoum abilene, lost love,
She Beat All I Ever Saw Larry Bradfield Rhyme abilene, lost love,
Dead in Abilene Larry Bradfield Cowboy abilene,
Venus Looked Good In Sheer Larry Bradfield Rhyme abilene, humor,
The Cowboy Life R. e. taylor Free verse abilene, life,
Preterition of Cooking Larry Bradfield Cowboy abilene,
The Perils of Slim Larry Bradfield Cowboy abilene,

The Brown Eyed Calf
by Larry Bradfield
The Brown Eyed Calf

Now ol’ Dan was a calf roper
Won lots of cash that way
He’d rope at county fairs and such
A big boost to his...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene,

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Reminisces Of An Old Cowpoke
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Hank lounged on his porch watchin' the sun slowly sinkin' in the west.
He'd cowboyed for nigh on sixty years and figgered he'd done his best.
Hank...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene,

Mateo
by Peter Lewis Holmes
  Gift from God they called him, tall, lean and proud, the big iron 
hanging on his belt, had opened many a shroud. He...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, adventure, death,

Old Abilene
by Ken Jordan
I Poet:  Ken Jordan 
Poem:  Old Abilene 
Edited by:  Sparkle Jordan 
written:  July/2015 


God 
is a 
Texas sheriff,

down 
in 
old Abilene...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, conflict, racism,

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Hank's Last Roundup
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Hank had cowboyed on the Triple T Ranch fer nigh on fifty years.
He'd rode the range herdin' beef peerin' betwixt his hoss's ears.
Durin' cattle stampedes...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, humorous,

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Cowboys in the Badlands
by Robert Lindley
Cowboys in the Badlands 

Out West, across the great divide
great open spaces oceans wide.
Beauty in these badlands does hide
everything fights us as we ride.

Last stop,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, beauty, creation, dedication, freedom,

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Real Cowboys Don't Sing Honky-Tonk Songs
by Robert L. Hinshaw
When cowboys sprawl 'round the camp fire after the days work is done,
They strum guitars and tootle harmonicas and sing to have fun.
Real cowboys don't...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, humorous,

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THOSE NOSTALGIC USA WESTERN COWBOYS
by Darryl Ashton
THOSE NOSTALGIC U.S.A. WESTERN COWBOYS

Not one for afternoon TV,
But cowboy films appeal
to me,
Those Western romps from
years ago,
From Fox, Republic, RKO,

Gnarled prospectors pan
for gold,
(Not as much...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene,

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The Texas Poet Two Step
by Jerry T Curtis
Lyrics to:
The Texas Poet Two Step



There won't be no Sun out on the Brazos 
There won't be no rain in Abilene 
I won't write a...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, change, how i feel,

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A Cowboy Poet
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Hank had rode the range a-punchin' cattle fer nigh on fifty years,
Ridin' through Texas northers and brandin' cantankerous steers.
He'd herded ornery longhorns along the Chisolm...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene,

Texas Time In A Texas Town
by Warner Baxter
Born out on Highway 9 down in Corpus
Saw a mermaid in the gulf or maybe a porpoise
What a time at South Padre during Spring break
In...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, city, culture, drink, football,

Nuthin' Else To Do
by Jack Clark
It was a Tuesday night and dull boredom had set in
‘ thought I heard my ol’ car say: “Take us for a spin!
Go pickup Bobby...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, adventure, best friend, car,

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Buck's Five Dollar Saddle
by Robert L. Hinshaw
The ol' saddle warn't much to look at but it was all Buck could afford.
He paid Billy five bucks fer it when Billy died and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene,

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Cowboy Poet
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Slim was pigeon-toed and bow-legged from allus bein' astraddle,
Of his faithful hoss Old Dan and his well-worn creakin' saddle!
He'd spent 30 years gazin' twixt Old...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene,

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Gunfight in old Abilene
by Richard D Seal
              Gunfight in old Abilene

With his hat drawn way down, reins loose...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, cowboy-western, old, horse, old,

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The Chipmunk Kid
by Carol Eastman
A hot breeze blew the other day, as the Chipmunk Kid rode into Troll Lake Town.
He rode on the oldest, slowest steed, that I had...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, adventure, fantasy, funny, humorous,

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An Evenin' At The Long Branch Saloon
by Robert L. Hinshaw
Things wuz purty quiet 'til them thirsty cowpokes stormed into Abilene town!
They'd been on the long and dusty trail and wuz ready to toss some...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, cowboy-western,

An Example of a Trample
by Charles Sides
In Texas, High School Football is king
Every Friday night there’s a game  
A big event and the stands are full
The games aren’t played for...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, history, sports, school, football,

Mary the Truckin' Queen
by Cherie Durbin
Mary, Mary, the truckin' queen
Runs from Raleigh to Abilene
Makin' sixty cents a mile,
Squashin' squirrels all the while....

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, on work and working

Cattle Trail Drives
by Danny Nunn
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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abilene, cowboy-western