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ode to the horse

by rondo

Ode to the horse


No dog more loyal
No cat more affectionate
They would crawl in your lap if you let them
When a man stands ready
To pull his own weight
His horse stands ready to pull ten

The ancient equivalent to modern day oil
From the stone age to modern times
For work or war
For business or the pleasure
Of an off road four hoof drive

Their endurance and speed
For their flesh or their pelt
For attack, escape, or just muscle
These thousand pound lap dogs
Just who tamed who
Though many have died in the struggle

Ode to the horse should be
“Owed to the horse”
Reparation for millennia of slavery
For a hand full of oats or a flake of hay
No man has served more bravely

No elephant, camel, oxen or ass
Can match the response
Or move as fast
As a happy, healthy,helpful,humble,horse

rondo





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another great poem (Score: 1 )
by bikepilot on Sunday, April 19, 2009 (15:04:35)
another great poem jason

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