~ Poems by The Old Cowboy ~    [Author's Home Page!]
  102214   Poems Read   

[Poetry PoetryPoem] [Poetry Search] [Contact Us] [FREE Site] [Home] [Poets] [Login]

Four Walls

The Second Death

When I Said I Do

Stay a Moment

Stay a Moment

Poetry Poem

The Old Cedar Box

More Poetry >>

No Cowboys Ride Them Now

Silent are the lonely hills
No Cowboys ride them now
Gone are those days of old
When men of grit and spirit rode
Dusty trails now lay silent
Herds of longhorns all forgot
The Redmans wigwam no longer stands
Buffalo and Elk all but gone
Wild Horses roam no more
Silent are the lonely hills
No Cowboys ride them now
Steel tracks and Ironhorses came
Steam drowns out the Prairie Chickens song
Coal dust and ash fill the breeze
That open range that called to me
Now sets boxed by wire of barb
When can I find that life so dear
Only when the final sunset comes for me
Then again I will ride the open spaces free
Silent are the lonely hills
No Cowboys ride them now

                Edwin J. Smith

Learn how to get rid of ads on your poetry pages
Email Poem

No Cowboys Ride Them Now



dreamweaver POETRY BY KRIS ~ DREAMWEAVER - ~WELCOME TO DREAMLAND~ Read my Poems to Know me. I am in my poems.  
poet5170 Poetry by Elsie - *WELCOME TO MY WORLD* ~ Read my poems full of fact, fiction and fantasy.  
poeticjihadabulateefbabatundeamerikkkasmosthatedmuslimpoet Muslims Favorite Poet - Your New Favorite Site Feedback and critique requested  
insomnia Insomnia's Melancholy World - Dark, gothic, mood swings. critique requested.  
godspoetwriter Poetry by godspoetwriter - Feedback and critique requested.  
author3578 Poetry by author3578 - Welcome to Janet's Planet critique requested.  
Jokes by Lil Insomnia!! <3 - Jokes my by 10-year-old! :) Sharing their uniquely wonderful sense of humour!!  
Lil Insomnia's Joke Page

©2000 - 2021 ------- Individual Authors of the Poetry. All rights reserved by authors

Sign Guestbook Read Guestbook

   Tell someone about this Poem.    blank

[ Control Panel ]
Last 100 Poems

Search over
400,000 poems!