Arthur Chapman Good Poems

  • 1.
    He stands upon the city street, keen-eyed, and brown of face,
    He seems to bring a breath of air from some broad prairie space;
    He's perched upon a pair of heels that fit the stirrup's curve,
    That meet the bucking bronco's plunge and counteract each swerve;
    ...
  • 2.
    The bunkhouse on the cattle ranch
    Was lowly, but at night
    When its small window was aglow
    We hurried in that light,
    ...
  • 3.
    There's a new grace up on Boot Hill, where we've planted Rowdy Pete;
    He died one evenin', sudden, with his leather on his feet;
    He was Cactus Center's terror with that work of art, the Colt,
    But, somehow, without warnin', he up and missed his holt.
    ...
  • 4.
    Out among the big things-
    The mountains and the plains-
    An hour ain't important,
    Nor are the hour's gains;
    ...
  • 5.
    Down here in Cactus Center we believe in savin' time;
    Unlike the waste of powder, wastin' daylight is a crime;
    So we held a solemn meetin', down in Poker Johnson's place,
    And agreed that here in Cactus every clock must change its face;
    ...
Total 5 Good Poems by Arthur Chapman

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