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Just Let It Be

La Vie en Rose

Heads in the Sand?

If I've Learned Anything!

Silver Bullet

The Path We Choose

A Soldier's Integrity

What is that Sound?

Back in the 50's Tonight!

A Red Rose

Golden as Gold can Be!

Robin Fly Away

You See!

The Demise of the Old Cowboy

What Will I Miss?

Ode to Christian "Kiki" Fenot

Bobby and Me

The Highwayman

*Let My Spirit Soar*

C'est La Vie

Les feuilles mortes

Before Destiny takes me!

The Hanging Tree

Lost in Time

The Golden Years?

Beyond The Shadows

A Soilder

Ode to an Old Cowboy Poet named....Jack

Our Flag!

Come on Down!

For The Principles of the Red White and Blue

When it's All Been Said and Done

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Prayer to Buddha

On the gossamer wings of an
ancient wind, may this prayer
to Buddha fly.

To the snow covered Himalayas,
and the land of Shangri-La.

O’Great Buddha hear my plea,
and extract this evil beast
from me.  

In the darkness of the early morn
the beast comes again my way.
We wrestle through the night,
until first light of each and

Dear Buddha, I have no control
over that time, so long ago,
of the deaths of friend or foe.

Those ghostly faces so vivid in my sight,
with which the beast haunts my reverie
with each nightmarish flight.

Release me O’great Buddha of this
beast of burden, so I may pass the
dark of  just one night without this
beastly sight.  

May the sun rise again tomorrow over
that great snow covered mountain crest,
and may peace be mine now and through
eternal rest.

Jackie R. Kays

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