War Horses

           Memorials Around the World Remembrance Day (also known as Armistice Day) has been observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Remembrance Day is observed on November 11th to recall the …

Cowboy Poetry: A Veteran

He was getting old and paunchy, and his hair was falling fast, And he sat around the Legion, telling stories of the past. Of a war that he once fought in, and the deeds that he had done, In his exploits with his buddies; they were heroes, every one. And ‘tho sometimes to his neighbours, …

Lest We Forget

“Never again,” was the heartfelt motto, “Lest We Forget,” became the Veteran’s Day theme, But the big guns did not long stay silent. And Peace is still a will o’ wisp dream. In the “war to end all wars,” I had one grandfather on each side. For my parents, my brothers, sisters and I It’s …

Cowboy Poetry

A Bad Half Hour BY CHARLES “BADGER” CLARK Wonder why I feel so restless; Moon is shinin’ still and bright, Cattle all is restin’ easy, But I just kaint sleep tonight. Ain’t no cactus in my blankets, Don’t know why they feel so hard ‘Less it’s Warblin’ Jim a-singin’ “Annie Laurie” out on guard. “Annie …