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»Chin Up... Shoulders Back«

Oct 27, 2021

Chin up, shoulders back, spine straight, eyes watching and assessing. / You are the Queen my darling, not a simpering little princess waiting to be saved; you will do the saving and you will ride your horse into battle leading the charge and forcing your enemies to bow before you on the field of…  sign in to read more »

»The Old Cowgirl«

May 27, 2021

My mind thinks I’m still a badass like I was at twenty-five / My mind thinks I’m still a badass even though I’m sixty-five / My mind makes my mouth write checks my old body it can’t cash. / / I used to ride every horse, never a fear or doubt within my mind. / I used to walk the stormy beach; daring the…  sign in to read more »

»The Red Queen«

Jan 1, 1970

She stands in the sun / Copper coat gleaming. / Suddenly, / Tail up and running to put her racing ancestor to shame / She teases and bullies her herd mates because she is / The Queen and it is her right. / She / Stops hard / Tosses her head up high / Ears forward / And / Snorts loud enough to wake dragons…  sign in to read more »