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Just Let It Be

La Vie en Rose

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If I've Learned Anything!

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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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Mirage...

The copper sun scorches the desert sand,
as it reflects the wavering heat waves,
dancing hypnotically across the never
ending deserted land.

Can you feel the burning heat?
Can you feel the hot sand under your feet?
Burning throat, dry cracked lips…
hot southern wind in your face,
as you breath in short shallow
sips.

Lost in the desert…
Look all around, nothing but hot sand
as fore as your red swollen eyes can
see… just more sand.

But what’s that just a head?
Water! Water everywhere, but
not a drop to drink…

Thirsty! Oh! So thirsty!
It’s just mirage, I think.

Oh! What I’d give for just
one little drink!  

Jackie R. Kays
Copyright…2003

Note: I don't know about you!
      But I'm going to the kitchen
      and get me a big drink!...smile.






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