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The Eclectic Pen - Ode To Barbara Mandrell

By: Marla Maye L. (WalnutStreetBooks)   + 14 more  
Date Submitted: 11/19/2008
Last Updated: 11/19/2008
Genre: Humor & Entertainment » Humor
Words: 95

  I never liked Country-Western music

Until you left me.

Now, all I do is

drive around, drink beer and listen

to the Grand Ole Opry.

Because there was no one there

to pick up the thousand tiny little pieces of my heart

you left lying broken and shattered upon the ground.

And the angel in your arms this morning

Is going to be the devil

Sleeping single

In someone else's

double bed


I was always country.

But I was never very cool.

Maybe I didn't love you

Quite the way that I should have

Or could have.

But you'll always be lying gentle

On the quiet country backroads

And misty mountian memories

Of my mind.

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Marla Maye L. (WalnutStreetBooks) - 11/21/2008 8:03 PM ET
Author comments: I could have titled this, "Ode To Billy Joel" But I think the present title is better.
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