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Cowboy Poets

My response to an invitation to a Cowboy Poetry fundraiser for the Willits Library¬† with memories of my young sister responding to being given milk fresh from the cow: “I like bottle milk better”.

Cowboy Poets

dono ’bout dose cowboy poets
nex’ thing dey gonna do is say dat
mars, dat little red speck o’ plannet, gonna grow
real fas’ an’ be big as da moon.

dats fine fo’ you folks out in de country
who drink all dat moon-shine an’ even
b’lieve dat milk comes from cows
har-de-har-har
who prol’ly never sawed inside no telerscope.

but us city folk we know betta.

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Drunk on Dreams

Haight & Ashbury, San Francisco

Drunk on Dreams

I was drunk on dreams.
I was,
I was,
I was.

I owned the world.
I did,
I did,
I did.

I was drunk on dreams.
I was,
I was,
I was.

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