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Jeans

jeans jeans   everywhere the jeans – city, country especially there – rural folk wear ’em Friday and don’t call it casual – because it’s the same as every other day where they work. ride. live. breathe. . . . . . work hard, play harder […]

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AirBreathWind

elastic topped, sheer silk, lace-edged, rides high among black skirts, button-ups, . jeans, faded towels, bed sheets – wooden clipped to clothesline – quivering, a slip. . .. .     Photo(and)PoetryPrompt: Air.Breath.Wind at TweetSpeakPoetry . .

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They Ride

They ride ink  across lonesome diggety-dog dirty prairies of their cowboy minds. . Yawh! Yawh! . Sons and daughters  spur words, squeeze blank pages as if flanks muddy, heaving with stories untold.   . . . Inspired by last weekend – when we helped a rancher friend. The […]

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Elle & Willard

Elle & Willard

An intriguing image. A new poetry prompt. Obviously the two were made for each other… Write a night poem that makes a promise, to yourself or to someone else. Give us images that will bring the promise alive: a red velvet ribbon, a white cup, a pickup truck. […]

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Cowpoke Camaraderie

Cowpoke Camaraderie

This last weekend was one of our busiest and most tiring, but most fun, of the entire summer. Why? Friday night was the finale of gymkhana and Saturday was our Smalltown, America’s annual PeeWee Rodeo. Kiddos under the age of 18 rode their trusty steads […]

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Take My Heart

Take My Heart

. . Lord, I haven’t given you my heart because it’s perfect, but rather because it’s not. . . . 1. Come Thou Fount of every blessing Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise Teach me […]

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Lifejacket, check.

Lifejacket, check.

  I was on a jet-boat this weekend with my boys and some visiting family. I cannot explain the feeling of freedom whilst we raced across the water or floated on it’s surface, with the bottom lurking below at a depth of 116 feet.   […]

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Swords and Such

Swords and Such

  This poem was inspired by the introduction chapter in Nancy Leigh DeMoss’s book “Surrender: The Heart God Controls” (a Revive Our Hearts Trilogy book; 2003, 2005) where she writes: . “On March 10, 1974, almost thirty years after the end of World War II, Lt. Hiroo […]

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Philippians 2 (Countrified Version)

Philippians 2 (Countrified Version)

. Do we focus on outward differences or inward similarities? . . Because God made us unique, special & different from one another, each of our walks will vary. as will our individual piles o’ crap   . . Yet, as children of God, we […]

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Root Removal System

Root Removal System

There was was a man, worthy, smart, and good. He went to college, married (a super-duper fantastical gal), and almost ten years after their nuptials, they gave their lives to the Lord of lords, and a few months later, they had a baby boy. Like most […]

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