Poetry of a Florida Cowboy

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AuthorHouse, Oct 2, 2012 - Poetry - 126 pages
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This book is a collection of poetry and experiences related by a Florida Cowboy. The Author explains the inspiration that led to most of these poems, and includes a brief personal history of himself and the cattle industry in the state of Florida in his Introduction to the book. He will continue writing poetry, as this has become a part of his life. You can keep updated on some of David’s latest cowboy poetry, as well as other Cowboy Poets by going online to http://www.cowboypoetry.com/davidcarlton.htm .
 

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Contents

What is a Cowboy?
4
Cowboys Life
6
Southern Cowboy
8
Cow Town Jail
10
Custer
12
Night Rider
14
Shadow
16
The Ride
18
On The Run
58
Rank Bull
60
Tiger
62
Treed
64
The Trail
68
Border
70
Dinner On The Grounds
72
Christmas tree Hunting
74

Baxter Black
20
Beast
22
Bighorn
24
Boots and Saddles
26
Cook
30
Devils Garden
32
First Bull Ride
34
Gates
36
Hard Times
38
Headstone
40
Too Late
42
Longhorns Tail
44
The Billy Bowlegs War
48
Mosquitoes
50
Mr Bell
52
Nagging Old Wife
54
Old Wind Mill
56
Everglades
76
Hard
78
If Walls Could Talk
80
Memories
82
Plastic
84
Stones
86
Texas in Spring
88
Then
90
The Dash
92
Fixed
94
Dust Covered Rider
96
Aunt Mary
100
Family Tree
102
Photographs
104
Closing Remarks
112
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David Thomas was appointed to a Lectureship in Drama at the University of Bristol in 1966. While at Bristol he directed plays, workshops and operas from a wide variety of periods. His research at Bristol was primarily concerned with Scandinavian theatre from the 18th to the 20th century. He
published essays in Ibsenarbok, and chapters in various jointly authored volumes, as well as a monograph on Ibsen. In 1986 he was appointed Professor and Chairman of Theatre Studies at the University of Warwick. While at Warwick he published a Documentary History of Restoration and Georgian Theatre,
collections of plays, a monograph on Congreve, contributions to The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance, and a video on Restoration playhouses. He has contributed to various radio and television programmes. He is now a Professor Emeritus of the University of Warwick. David Carlton served
for seventeen years as a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer in International Studies at the University of Warwick. He previously held similar positions at what is now the London Metropolitan University and at the Open University. He is author of five monographs on a range of topics involving British
politics in the twentieth century and the West's response to terrorism; he is also co-editor of a further twenty-one volumes. His best-known book is Anthony Eden: A Biography. He has published widely in various academic journals and his journalistic work has been published in The Times; The
Telegraph; The Spectator and The Listener. He has also appeared on various radio and television programmes including the BBC's Newsnight and Radio Free Europe. Anne Etienne taught courses in English literature anddrama at Orleans from 1994 to 2000. Her research has since been focused on
20th-century censorship. In 2001 she was appointed to a Leverhulme-funded Research Fellowship at the University of Warwick to undertake archival and empirical research for the current volume. She has published articles on theatre clubs and censorship in several French journals. She has lectured in
Drama at University College Cork since 2003. Her current research is concerned with British theatre since the 1960s and in particular with the work of Arnold Wesker.

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