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Ranched Poems

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List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
NWO WORLD IN ORDER WE KNEW Joel Thornton Free verse Free verse ranched, allegory, allusion, america, anger,
Arizona Laws Danny Nunn I do not know? I do not know? ranched, lifegod, old, god, old,
Premium Member Poem Ghosts of South Dakota Intro Marycile Beer Prose Poetry Prose Poetry ranched, inspirational, life, love, children,
Premium Member Poem A Gift Of Real Love Marycile Beer Free verse Free verse ranched, faith, family, life, love,
Premium Member Poem Western Melodies Marycile Beer Free verse Free verse ranched, cowboy-western, history, imagination, river,
Premium Member Poem On The Wings Of A Dragonfly Marycile Beer Verse Verse ranched, death, devotion, love, sympathy,
Premium Member Poem The Winds of Time Marycile Beer Verse Verse ranched, imagination, inspirational, visionary, me,

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Ranched Poem Example

A Gift Of Real Love

As I sit and gaze at your picture
I travel back to days of yore
To the ranch on the Nebraska prairie
And the place where you called home.

I came to teach their school
And was introduced to you
My life changed at that moment
For what I saw was a man honest and true.

A man who since age fifteen
Has been on his own
His reputation it was good
And he worked nine years for the former 101.

He had just moved up the valley
To their uncle's ranch
When I came upon the scene
A city girl it seemed but I wasn't really green.

My mom was from her dad's Nebraska ranch
Not to far away
And her sister taught an Indian Government school
On the Rosebud Reservation..

My brother and sister 
 A cousin my age and I
Shared a life similar to the life
My Billy had.

Well, not really I'm afraid
We were a few years younger
And though most of our time was spent on horseback
There were no cows involved.

We played in the White River
Rode calves and hogs
While Billy at this same age 
Had himself  to support.

Now it was my turn to grow up
I took up teaching to go back to the plains
And met the man of my dreams
Who my life did change.

Snowed in following a blizzard in March
And five miles away
Billy rode down the valley horseback
Just to see me one day.

By then we already had marriage plans
But we hadn’t told a soul
It wasn’t till April Fools Day 
We finally broke the news.

We ranched, raised our kids
And worked at Truck Parts
Forty-seven years and 2 weeks later
God called you home.

I had truly been blessed
With a good, honest, hard working man
Who is still here for me.
I thank You God with all my heart, 
Amen.

Three Christmases you have been gone
For Cathy it is four, it just doesn’t seem fair
But God has taken from you the pain you had
And I will always be grateful for that.

I love you dear and Merry Christmas.

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