Treasure Island

Lex Newman


Cowboy, Come Home


His hat still hangs on a nail beside the door
His last postcard stuck in the brim
His lover watches out the window
Staring longingly
Fleece coats wait
For their owner to come home
The branches of the trees
Hear the wind
And his lover
Whisper his name
'Cowboy, come home, cowboy'

Submitted: Friday, November 30, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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