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Dinosaur

Dinosaur
I heard the ole man talkin-
so like usual - I stopped to listen
He was all worked up 'bout simple things
like family, a home, even huntin' & fishin'
Sick & tired of livin' this " New Age"
feelin' like things just move too fast
That cane poles & ol dirt roads
were quickly becomin' a thing of the past
After a moment he said " I sure miss the ol' days 
back when I was just a boy... "
When neighbors -they knew each other
 & the people - they felt genuine joy.
Joy passed through the generations 
of pure - good ole country livin;
Where Christmas was more 'bout one another 
than gifts you'd been given
At supper - families would all sit-
& daddy she'd be the one to pray
Asking " Lord forgive us of our sins
& bless this ole dirt where we stay"
Then daybreak , people were up - n - at  - em 
ready to take on their tasks
Never shying from a chore - you see -
they were cut from a cloth that would last


But you're talkin' 'bout a time when - 
respect - that was a must
And men only said things once -
never stand there & fuss
See - those men - America
was built off their shoulders
Always providin' for family- for country- 
they were honorable soldiers!

Then a smile touched his eyes & he said
" I sure could use some ol front porch sittin'
with just my woman- the kids - & the dog"
Damn- wouldn't that be fittin'?
Cuz the way this life is headin'
I just don't think I fit anymore
Like maybe - my time has come & gone
just like the damned ol' Dinosaur 

Copyright © William C. Lowe Jr. | Year Posted 2019

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