Marilyn Lott

Gold Star - 9,916 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

Coyle, Oklahoma - Poem by Marilyn Lott

Coyle is still a wonderful town
It’s in Oklahoma, you know
Long since reached its prime
But a unique place in which to go

Old buildings are still there
But some of them barely are
A country school still standing
One of the oldest there by far

Sure does put you back in time
To see the façade so distinctive
A water pump sends a message
A lesson in history to receive

Some towns just seem to have
A personality for many years
You can almost hear the cries
Of ghostly unshed tears

You can hear children laughing
As they dash around in play
Coyle, Oklahoma is a place
You’ll wish that you could stay!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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