Mac Wilkey Poems

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1.
A Spaceship Landed Over There

A space ship landed over there
No one’s believed me yet
I walked on over after dark
And took my friend the vet
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2.
A Whirling Wind Uplifts A Leaf

A whirling wind uplifts a leaf
Brings childish laughter midst my grief
And though my sorrow tears at me
There’s also room for Lana’s glee.
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3.
Pain Has A Face

Yes, pain has a face
It's not that obscure
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4.
God Knows Who Anonymous Is

God knows who anonymous is
He knows why storms hit or miss
He governs all of nature's laws
For each effect, He is the cause
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5.
A Preacher Came Up From Georgia

A preacher came up from Georgia-he was looking for some souls to win
He was in a bind; he was way behind-he was willing to buck the trend.
He first went up to Smyrna, a church out in Tennessee
And the preacher said to a church ‘bout dead, “Folks, listen to me.”
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6.
Rags To Riches

“Show him our finest, ” the shop owner said
“This customer’s richer by far
“Than anyone else that you’ve seen in our store
“Don’t stare; no don’t glance at his scar.”
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7.
Getting Back To The Stable At Christmas

The rancher rode his horse one night, the snow piled on the trail
He’d traveled far to get back home, but feared that he might fail
But when the stars shone brightly; he knew he wouldn’t stray
The wise men must have looked above and followed that same way.
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8.
Honey Tree Logic

If I were a bear, I would barely breathe
As the bees swarmed near—til my courage grew
When my memory of past stings grew dim
I would reach within; what could six bees do?
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9.
Hypocrite Stew

I can’t say forgive them ‘cause, Father, they know what they do.
I picture them floating around in hypocrite stew.
They won’t take a life raft though you’ve thrown ‘em out more than two.
I can’t say forgive them ‘cause, Father, they know what they do.
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10.
Fullback Jack

Well, you’ve heard of Jim Thorpe and the other greats,
But have you heard of a fellow who really rates
A notch ahead of that Indian back?
He was rough and tough—old Fullback Jack.
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