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Poetry

Cowboys and Sailors



 

Cowboys and Sailors
 
Cowboys and Sailors one and the same.
 
Both wanting glory, Both needing fame.
 
They never stay home, and they're always alone.
 
They can't stand to sit still, 'cause they live for thrill.
 
With no ace in the whole they'll try once more,
 
Praying to do better, hoping to not get that Dear John letter.
 
He loves her It's true, but what can he do.
 
When the time comes he will have to run.
 
It's the call of the road or that wide open see.
 
The wild sensation of a burning temptation
 
--- Rachael Kessinger
 

contributed by Rachael Kessinger [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ]