Grab your best hat and pull it down tight, Crease on the jeans with that patch all night. Youre boots shine bright and your snaps are pressed, There ain’t a doubt about the way you’re dressed. That bull in the chute is set to explode, And there’s a red mare saddled who’s never been rode. […]
The Magic Valley 8th Annual Cowboy Poets and Musicians Gathering will be held on Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22. The event will take place in the old high school gymnasium in Hagerman, Idaho. It is a dual fundraiser for Boys and Girls State along with Idaho “N” Heros Outdoors Inc. which takes disabled […]
Come share your talent, or listen to the professionals, at the Six Rivers Cowboy Poetry Gathering on October 25th and 26th at McCain Middle School in Payette, Idaho. All daytime sessions are free while each night will feature a different group of entertainers from Utah, Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Music, poetry, and tall tales will […]
Thank you to CowboyPoetry.com for helping us find this and many other great poems inspired by good ‘ol Dad.
Eyes of A Cowboy by Tom Hanshew
He stepped out of his pickup truck and walked over to the corral
I watched him out of the corner of my eye standing quiet and tall
When I finished saddling up the colt I looked him up and down
He looked like a cowboy although he had just come from town
National Heritage Fellow Wallace McRae performs his classic poem “Reincarnation” with friend and fellow Montana poet Paul Zarzyski at the 25th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada.
Please click title above to see video of Wallace McRae.
In honor of Cowboy Poetry Week, we thought a poetry contest would be a mighty fine way to show respect for all those cowboys who lay their heart and sole on a piece of paper or speak their mind over a midnight campfire.
It is National Cowboy Poetry Week, so we are publishing some of our favorites we have found. Thank you to CowboyPoetry.com for some great poems to help celebrate this great week. The following poem was sung at a little round-up at Seven Lakes, New Mexico by a puncher named Spence.