Terrible Poetry : Wild West

An Ode for Chelsea’s challenge:

The theme this week is Wild West,
OK then, I’ll try my best,
Saddle up and trot my horse
Heading West is best, of course!
Bump along in landscape sparse,
Get blisters on my sorry arse,
Campin’ rough in a makeshift tent
Moaning cuz all my money’s spent.
Coffee brewing on the fire
Tastes like mud, so really dire
Watch for rattlers, injuns too
Tether my steed, his name is Boo,
Scared of shadows but loyal to me
Dang it, I need to have a wee……
Ain’t got far, but I had a go
We’re not used to the life you know,
Central heating, warm beds and such,
Don’t really care for this very much,
Yet starry skies and open air
Are pretty and cool when you’re out there.

Written for https://chelseaannowens.com/2019/10/19/the-weekly-terrible-poetry-contest-43/

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have an elderly dog called Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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34 Responses to Terrible Poetry : Wild West

  1. Bravo! Excellent ❀❀

  2. msnyder1970 says:

    Bad yeah in a good way..I tell ya when a person writes well it’s hard to truly write terrible.

  3. Bravo, Di! This is fantastic and funny as hell. Loved it!! 😜🀠😝

  4. Pingback: WINNER of the Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest | Chelsea Ann Owens

  5. Great poem! Love the rhymes!

  6. Imdalegreene says:

    Very nice. I keep seeing the title “Terrible Poetry” but I don’t think it’s terrible, I think it’s really good.

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