The Lone Prairie

The Lone Prairie

A Chapter by Dave Brown



Out on the lone prairie

Where the skies are real know’d

And the wind blows free

An old cowpoke rode slowed


A lonesome coyote watched

The cowpoke goin by on his horse

Because out of the corral, the old nag

Always wandered waaayyy off course


To Alamo gulch they should-a-bin headin

The water hole at last roundup saloon

But they were noddin off on their feet

An it weren’t yet even high noon


But both were gittin real kina ancient

An liked to be losin their reckonin

So, a concerned lonesome coyote

Suggested a rein direction correctonin


The old nag nodded to the coyote

And afor either one had a stroke

He gave the ancient caballero

A ‘lets get redirected’ type poke


Finally staggering into the saloon

Barely makin it cross the sawdust floor

The Barkeep poured each a tall one

Putting an end to this old hombrein type lore







© 2020 Dave Brown

Author's Note

Dave Brown
wonder if this is a ballad

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you know if that coyote just waited a bit longer that hombre would fallen of his horse and he would have had a fine lunch I guess he is a vegetarian coyote;?

Posted 1 Week Ago

Dave Brown

1 Week Ago

this is what you avoided by not ordering a beer
just fate!
Robert Trakofler

1 Week Ago

Touche my friend
You have to sing ballads Dave like they did at court in medieval times. This would have gone down a treat. You are wasted, you should be a wandering minstrel :)


Posted 1 Month Ago

Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

I'd probably be a good fit
I already have the wandering mind and most of my clothing was boug.. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

1 Month Ago

Ha ha. I was going to say, to be a minstrel you need to dress up and have a soft velvet hat with a h.. read more
Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

I'll have to look through my hoarding daughter-in-laws cache
There is likely to be anything t.. read more
Yeah, this could be a ballad. :)
See, you're a balladeer and you didn't even know it.
Nice story, are ya gonna sing it for us?

Posted 1 Month Ago

Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

Turn up the volume A Papaya
Ana Papaya

1 Month Ago

Ah, there it is!

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Added on August 13, 2020
Last Updated on September 25, 2020

Mostly light Hearted


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