Poems by The Old Cowboy

 Poet's Home Page  Poetry Search    102162 Poems Read
 Other Poets  PoetryPoem  Sign Up!  Login

  Search The Web

Read Poetry
o Four Walls

o The Second Death

o When I Said I Do

o Stay a Moment

o Stay a Moment

Poetry Poem

o The Old Cedar Box

[More Poetry] >>

  Sign Guestbook
  Read Guestbook

Start a Blog
Publish Stories
The Powder River Drifter

Hi Folks: It has been my privilege to know some really great cowboys over the years.
          This short poem is dedicated to one such man. Mr. James Scaggs.
           This one is for you Drifter.  Your pal Montana

                         The Powder River Drifter

A man of the west honest and true
Shuns the gamblin drinkin and cussin too

Never looks for trouble always stands tall
But he won't run if it comes to call

Humbled by a woman's soft and gentle smile
Always tips his hat that's his style

Good with a gun quick on the draw
Would never ever break to the law

Trusts his life to God not to fate
He's always true to his saddle mate

A cowboy of truth set in his ways
A man of honor through all his days

Enjoys a good old cowboy song
He know not to set by the fire to long

Lookin back down his trail
In all he's done he never failed

                                    Edwin J. Smith
                                    The Old Cowboy

  Poetry Ad-Free Upgrades  

Vote for this poem

Please Comment On This Poem


 Email Address


Vote for this poem

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

 Privacy       Terms  © 2000-2021 ++++ Individual Authors of the Poetry. All rights reserved by authors  
reneeslife1     patriciajj      yosph      dreamweaver      mypoems1186  View All Poets
Newest Item: Solitude
Welcome to my hell The hell in which I dwell Not much to luck at Just a six b ... More
Added: 2021-07-09  My Poetry List  PoetryPoem.com      Get a Free Site       Blogs     Stories     Premium Sites