Tom Pilkington


Tom Pilkington Poems

1. From The Window 9/9/2003
2. The Silent Sentry 9/9/2003
3. This Texas 9/9/2003
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This Texas

It’s quite a place, this Texas
Its hills, its prairies, its mountains high
Its valleys lush, its rivers and streams
That sparkle in the light

Its bois d’arc, hickory and red oaks all
And the cedars in the west stand tall
But the pine trees of East Texas
Stand tallest of them all

Sunrise over Lake Rayburn
Is a pleasant sight to see
While a beaver works his tedious task
A golden hawk soars high and free

From Longview, Lufkin, Lubbock and Wells
To Dallas, Houston and Spring
From north to south
East and west
Its praises Texans ...

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