Beneath That Pecos Sun

Beneath That Pecos Sun

A Poem by James
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Just a little Ditty

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He was a rough and tumble cowboy
he left his home and all his kin.
He rode a big Montanan stallion
sixteen hands and black as sin.
He rode down to those Texas plains
with just his saddle, rope and gun.
He sang a song as on he rode
beneath that Pecos Sun.

He rode into a cow camp
dusty and dirty from the trail
and spied the big, tall foreman
rugged face and tough as nails.
He said I'm from up Montana
and I was born to rope and ride.
He tossed his loop around a steer
it gored him and there he died. 

They picked up the dead young cowboy
and they laid him in the ground.
His headstone said he had no name
but his grave can still be found.
And, the people who traveled by his grave
they all stop and bow and pray
for the rough and tumble cowboy 
whose gravestone marks their way.

© 2020 James


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love those cowboy yarns

Posted 5 Months Ago


This one sounds a lot like a Johnny Cash song.
So yeah, I love it!

Posted 10 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

James

10 Months Ago

I didn't even think about that, but now it does sound like that to me...too bad, it sound like that .. read more
Ana Papaya

10 Months Ago

Do you have it on sound cloud? Or you tube?
James

10 Months Ago

no. But I have been playing ans singing at a few places in tow. My profile is from a couple weeks .. read more

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