Treasure Island

Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

Red Dirt Cotton


I took a ride the other day
Along those roads so red
Saw puffy white cotton bolls
As down the road I sped

Leaves were turning gracefully
Along the side of the road
Saw cows on the brown parched land
As across the field they strode

This day I heard distant murmurs
No sound of a human word
Only a cow mooing softly
Or the song of a single bird

But there’s nothing I like better
Than to take a country drive
I love the time with nature
As a new season subtly arrives

I enjoy a quiet rural drive
Past wheat fields so tall and golden
And down the road a ways I see
The beautiful Red Dirt Cotton!

Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2007
Edited: Friday, February 25, 2011
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Red Dirt Cotton by Marilyn Lott )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Occasions Of Promise, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. A LITTLE PRAYER, Vinaya Joseph
  3. Even for bluff, hasmukh amathalal
  4. For you - Mother, gajanan mishra
  5. My Morning Glory, Refa Kris
  6. The Beast, Shannon Paterson
  7. Mode Of Poetry, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Gathering Compensation, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. 2 of A Kind, Josep Rodriguez
  10. पाऊस ओथंबुन वाहत असताना..., Amit Anjarlekar

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. Morning, Paul Laurence Dunbar
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]