When I Am An Old Horsewoman

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When I Am An Old Horsewoman

Post by katrina » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:12 am

When I Am An Old Horsewoman
I shall wear turquoise and diamonds,
And a straw hat that doesn’t suit me
And I shall spend my social security on
white wine and carrots,
And sit in my alleyway of my barn
And listen to my horses breathe.
I will sneak out in the middle of a summer night
And ride the old bay gelding,
Across the moonstruck meadow
If my old bones will allow
And when people come to call, I will smile and nod
As I walk past the gardens to the barn
and show instead the flowers growing
inside stalls fresh-lined with straw.
I will shovel and sweat and wear hay in my hair
as if it were a jewel
And I will be an embarrassment to ALL
Who will not yet have found the peace in being free
to have a horse as a best friend
A friend who waits at midnight hour
With muzzle and nicker and patient eyes
For the kind of woman I will be
When I am old.
-Author Unknown


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Post by Faster horses » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:26 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
I've read that before, and I enjoyed reading it again. Thanks, katrina!
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Post by Broke Cowboy » Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:26 am

Hmmm.......

Sounds like the gal I am married to.

I probably could have done worse. LOL

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Post by Faster horses » Sun Apr 07, 2013 11:23 pm

Broke Cowboy wrote:Hmmm.......

Sounds like the gal I am married to.

I probably could have done worse. LOL

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Be sure to tell your wife that she's in our club. :D :nod:
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