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Best Back In The Saddle Poems

Below are the all-time best Back In The Saddle poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of back in the saddle poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Bury Me In My Jeans
"I've rode the range now fer nigh on sixty years,
Brandin' dogies and ropin' them wily Hereford steers.
When I come to the end of the trail,...

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Categories: back in the saddle, me, old,



Premium Member Real Cowboys Don't Sing Honky-Tonk Songs
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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Categories: back in the saddle, humorous,

Premium Member Cowboy
He crawled from his bunk stiflin' a hearty yawn.
His work began each day at the very crack of dawn.
He donned his jeans, chaps and old...

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Categories: back in the saddle,

Premium Member Back In The Saddle Again
Zealously, she circles want-ads
Years have dashed her expectations. 
Xeroxing her application
Wishing for some vindication
Voices on the telephone, asking for the skills she's honed
Under rated, and...

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Categories: back in the saddle, work,

Rodeo Queens
I should have seen it coming 
By the sad look on her face
Instead she had to say the 
words
Right now I need some space

Standing by the...

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© Joe Murphy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back in the saddle, cowboy

Back in the Saddle Samurai part 2 response to Richard Pickett collab
After hearing from Brick over the phone saying he needed a lift, Bill cradled the phone, adjusted his shoulder holster, slipped on his jacket and...

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Categories: back in the saddle, mystery, car, old, time,

Sully was back in the saddle
Sully* was back in the saddle 
up the creek without a paddle 
Meenie stole his hat
followed a stout rat
With cookies his hands did meddle








Sully* is...

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Categories: back in the saddle, fun,

Samauri, Back in the Saddle
Brick had seen his share of hospitals 
and had been to Saint Cecelia's more than once,
on occasion, a perp would get banged up
you know, during...

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Categories: back in the saddle, imagination, me, me,

1 point 2 million dollars
$1.2 million

the british empire couldn’t do it
the soviet union couldn’t do it &
now the great big policeman of the world
is ready to finally
retreat with their...

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Categories: back in the saddle, life, education, change, hope,

Dale Evans Is Riding Tonight
The young girl’s pony is made from the stick of a broom,
With posters of rodeos thumb-tacked all over her room.
She heads off to school with...

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back in the saddle, life, nostalgia, silver,

Back in the Saddle
When I was a child
I liked to go on horse rides
It felt grant to sit
On top of this beast so gigantic
And learn to have it...

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Categories: back in the saddle, adventure, childhood, education, faith,

Goodnight, Year of Change
Snow whispered unto me
"Nothing remains static"
Yet I remained completely still
While I shoveled the snow away

Second month frozen gave way to warmth
From passion, from anger
From a...

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© Derek Chos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back in the saddle, introspection, memory,

Premium Member Nostalgic Dreams
I had dreams of yesterday
I woke up with a smile
My dreams took me back 
And it was better for a while.

Jeff was calling Lassie
We had...

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Categories: back in the saddle, childhood, nostalgia, old, old,

A Slow Sad Song
My horse is old and gray
Seen many a better day
Swayed in the back
Steady and on track

I too old and gray
On my back life I weigh
Now...

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Categories: back in the saddle, confusion, hope, sad, old,

Premium Member Review
I'm looking into a mirror at the age in my eyes
      And the lines on a battle scarred face 
Wondering...

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Categories: back in the saddle, life, people, places, time,

Premium Member Cowboy
He crawled from his bunk stifling a hearty yawn.
His work began each day at the very crack of dawn.
He donned his jeans, chaps and old...

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Categories: back in the saddle, cowboy-westernday, old, day, old,

Riders On The Storm


at the saloon he blew his top that day a brave soul caught beneath the undertow
we filed into the road on horse back with our...

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Categories: back in the saddle, art,

Back In the Saddle
Dancin' with the dead,
Becomin' familiar to me...
Missin' my soup pals,
That you can see,

10 days in the ward
Warding off death,
10 days never knowing,
Which might be my...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: back in the saddle, adventure, faith, health, life,

Premium Member Back In The Saddle


Back in the saddle, a familiar old tune
Ain't as agile as when I was a young buffoon
Drove girls squirrelly
With lingo so syrupy
Talk of the town...

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Categories: back in the saddle, happy,

Premium Member Raging Time
Patience and length of time does more than force and rage
This I have come to learn with age
Repeating destructive patterns, like an LP skipping
Over my...

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Categories: back in the saddle, abuse, addiction, anxiety, boyfriend,

Two Broken Souls, Part II
...“From that day on I was just a damned whore,
two years I spent in that place on my back,
when I had finally paid back what...

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Categories: back in the saddle, dark, depression, history, hope,