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SOMETIMES

Ever have one of those moments when a rhyme and a tune join forces and march into your mind about the same time? I’ve had that happen on several occasions. This week’s blog post is the outcome from one of those instances. Enjoy. Thanks for stopping by. SOMETIMES  Sometimes I just feel like sleepin’ Ignorin’… Continue reading SOMETIMES

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The Pinto

This week’s blog post challenge: Write a story that evolves from the discovery of a ransom note. Spur of the moment prompts are always fun to play with, the circumstances and the outcomes always unpredictable. Enjoy. Thanks for stopping by. The Pinto My head was hammering when I awoke. Rising from the pillow only made… Continue reading The Pinto

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Wauwanoka

The challenge for this week’s blog post: write about your first brush with death. Mine occurred at an early age. Enjoy. Thanks for stopping by. Wauwanoka At four years old, the world was still new and full of surprises. I was always ready to see what adventures awaited me with the dawn of each day.… Continue reading Wauwanoka

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LITTLE JOE JUST CAN’T SING

Throughout western movies and western lore it seems that every cowboy that ever herded and watched over cattle could also sing to soothe the critters when they bedded down for the night. But what if there was an exception? I was posed that question once which prompted the following rhyme. Enjoy. Thanks for stopping by.… Continue reading LITTLE JOE JUST CAN’T SING

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LIFE-SIZED ROY

I became much more involved with writing western poetry years ago after a cowpoke friend of mine invited me to attend a Western Music & Poetry gathering and perform at the event’s open-mic sessions. Talk about inspiration. After the first afternoon, I went home and wrote two new poems to perform the next day. At… Continue reading LIFE-SIZED ROY

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Another Day

This week’s blog features a poem from my collection of western poems. While working as a park ranger for the National Park Service, I received an assignment to guard the gate to a historic ranch that bordered the national park. Because of the active wildfire situation, no one but residents was allowed to pass. Inspiration… Continue reading Another Day

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Should I?

Seeking inspiration, I grabbed my copy of THE WRITER’S BLOCK and randomly selected a page that contained the prompt: Invent a character who sees a phone number on a restroom wall.  The following piece represents the outcome from that prompt, and this week’s blog post. Enjoy and thanks for stopping by. Should I? Glen sat… Continue reading Should I?