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Best Ranches Poems

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Cowboys, Made of Awesome
Some modern folks, when they hear his name,
will roll their eyes and look ashamed,
thinking the cowboy is uncivilized,
with his hats, and guns, and round-up rides.
That...

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Categories: ranches, america, appreciation, celebration, fun,
Form: Cowboy Poetry



Doctor Hill's Bill true story
In a little West Texas cow town years ago
There was an  old doctor by the name of Hill
Little man, mild mannered, cheerful until made...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, cowboy-westernold, mother, old,
Form: I do not know?
Echoes of Yesterdays.
Those walls of my captured annals falling
By steel leviathans devouring my solitude
Capped blasts dropping the once proud structure
No longer is a mans home his palace

Histories...

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Categories: ranches, history, introspection, life, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Whittlers
The stately county courthouse was their usual meeting place,
a shaded downtown refuge, and a lovely public space.
They sat upon their benches under lofty pecan trees,
wood...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, growing up, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Black Sunday, 1935
Year five of the Great Depression. 

April 14, 1935 another Sunday of church services praying for
The rain that wasn’t coming.

And the sky turned mean and...

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© Steve Zak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, america, history, weather,
Form: Narrative



My Little House
Some people have palaces, castles and mansions
too. Some people have big houses, farms and 
ranches. They seem to live Happy - at least 
others think...

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Categories: ranches, uplifting, people, people, ,
Form: Free verse
THE GREATEST GENERATION
THE GREATEST GENERATION
by

JOHN M. ARRIBAS



Many Have Called Them the Greatest Generation
They Had Struggled and Survived, an Ugly Depression
It Was an Era of Hard Times and...

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Categories: ranches, america, courage, freedom, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Paris the last week of the August reprieve - XXXV Part One
Unquotable quotes: Paris, the last week of the August reprieve – XXXV
 Part One           ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, august, autumn, farewell, september,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Obudu Cattle Ranch
Imagine hills where 
landscapes slide into 
heavens
Dews and hues 
romancing its ranches
A decor of devil's bow in 
soft tone
A cascade of bays 
blending
A steaming geothermal...

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Categories: ranches, fantasy,
Form: I do not know?
I'M ON MY WAY TO BUTTE MONTANA
I'm on my way to Butte Montana, 
where the mountains reach the sky, 
and the eagles soar way up high, 
folks are friendly and give...

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Categories: ranches,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
A Horde of Haiku
A Horde of Haiku

A horde of Haiku
Is what will be found when you
Read all of mine through.

What if embittered
And all your patience is lost
It could...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, adventure, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
SAVE THE MOTHERLAND AFRICA
SAVE MY MOTHER, AFRICA

Poor Africa, why have you allowed your ancient precious priceless beads taken away frm you while coveting after a common coated carved...

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Categories: ranches, africa, bereavement, betrayal, change,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The Ballad Of Poker Alice
She was a wily cigar chompin' gambler with the moniker of Poker Alice,
Renowned throughout the west for her skill in many a gamblin' palace!
Poker Alice...

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Categories: ranches, funny, historyold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Another Life on Mars
We want to enrich
     its atmosphere by planting trees
and anything that has
    roots. We also want to pump
some...

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Categories: ranches, humanity, imagery, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Dinky-House Road
I just realized our humble abode
Is smack-dab in the middle of dinky-house road.

We muddle along in our simple ranches
And their add-ons that shoot off like...

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Categories: ranches, home, hope,
Form: Couplet
WILD STICKHORSE REMUDA
   Ponytails and blue jeans 
Sat at Papaw's knee, 
Watching as he whittled 
On old branches from a tree. 
   ...

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Categories: ranches, childhood, cowboy-western, family, nostalgia,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
The Old 5Y Ranch (muling drugs) part 1
Most old ranches in the West, have a history of their past
Legends and tales about ranching in hard time
Blood, sweat, tears and a lot of...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, cowboy-westernme, day, me, drug,
Form: I do not know?
Hyperfocus Hocus Pocus
The force of my thoughts is a force to report,
Attention, no Deficit, Hyperactive, no Disorder, call it slaughter
when Hyperfocus onslaughts play hocus pocus with my...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, fun, nonsense, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Breathtaking
Branches high, lost in hazy clouds,
Reflecting upon calm, still water,
Early morning dewy, new light
Awakens all in perfect order.
Tantalized in nature’s raw shroud, 
Heightens my senses...

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Categories: ranches, beauty, nature,
Form: Acrostic
The Old 5Y Ranch (muling drugs) part 2
It was just a "Front", that most were supposed to see
Not a stud on the place, just "mystery donkeys"
Some days they were there, then just...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, cowboy-westernold, old, silver, drug,
Form: I do not know?
THE COWBOY CODE

I'm riding with an outfit
That’s loyal to its brand.
I've got a gun and a rope
Which I keep close at hand

Anyone who would harm 
What belongs...

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© Tom Zart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ranches, inspirational, boy,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
Cynosure
Being happy was my wish for cynosure,
in living, I sought either fame or wealth...
having seen the results of utter foolishness;
although I claim nothing, I have...

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Categories: ranches, appreciation, celebration, confidence, desire,
Form: Free verse
128270
128270 is all that I am
Merely a number no longer a man
A decade of hope and honor and pride
This machine has no compassion inside

Our leaders,...

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Categories: ranches, confusion, on work and
Form: I do not know?
Poet portion
I am paradise when my heart sings with riddles that only understood by the responding heart...
I am the rocket only when my emotions backfires the...

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Categories: ranches, birthday, confidence, freedom, success,
Form: Rhyme
Remember it's November, then it's December


    “ Remember it's November, then it’s December”

Old Tom was a fellow; who carried some weight;
It’s the first thing you noticed; by...

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Categories: ranches, funny, holiday, imagination, life,
Form: Rhyme