Category Archives: Old West

The Man Behind the Cards (NaPoWriMo)

The Man Behind the Cards By Donna M. Monnig “Pick a card, any card.” Look at my hands, don’t look at my hands. Unspoken, silent plea. “Memorize an show yer pard’ No wait, don’t tell me!” A little prestidigitation, Deck, … Continue reading

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Elegy for the Old West (NaPoWriMo)

Elegy for the Old West By Donna M. Monnig They were cut too short, Those old, simpler times, Long missed will be them days, Outlandish stories, only a dime, Of gunslingers and cowboys, Duels in the street – Hi noon. … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Gunfight (NaPoWriMo)

  Recipe for a Gunfight By Donna M. Monnig One game of poker, Two men double the bet, A teaspoon of insult, A tablespoon of threat. One misplaced card, A dash of accusation, Simmering tempers, Boil into causation. Two cups … Continue reading

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What They Didn’t Know (NaPoWriMo Day 9)

What They Didn’t Know By, Donna M. Monnig   The search continued at the end of the track, Sixteen tons of gold had disappeared in the attack.   Geronimo would have been easier to bring in, Than the dancing girls … Continue reading

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A Cowboy’s Charm (NaPoWriMo Day 3)

A Cowboy’s Charm (Part of the “Discombobulated Cowboy” series) By Donna M. Monnig   The cowboy was desperate he had little hope, With his discombobulation he could no longer cope!   More often than not he would misplace his horse, And … Continue reading

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If the Bird Could Talk (The Lone Ranger)

  If The Bird Could Talk (The Lone Ranger) By Donna M. Monnig If The Bird Could Talk (The Lone Ranger)   If the bird could talk, what tales it could tell, ‘Bout Tonto, the Lone Ranger, and the horse … Continue reading

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Roundabout Search [Poetry: Anytime…]

Poetry: Anytime, Anyplace, About Anything – Roundabout Search By, Donna M. Monnig Roundabout Search   The cowboy rode on muddy ground His horse’s hooves made a squishy sound What they were searching for They were not sure But they would … Continue reading

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