Tag: farming

Rain on the Scarecrow

Scarecrow on a wooden cross blackbird in the barnFour hundred empty acres that used to be my farmI grew up like my daddy did my grandpa cleared this landWhen I was five I walked the fence while grandpa held my hand Rain on the scarecrow blood on the plowThis land fed a nation this land made me proudAnd son I’m…

Toiling towards

Toiling towards another crop of corn tractor resting from the heat of a scorching sun horse trailer idle, waits return of hoofs to transport to a mountain trail of fun. Yellow, a barn, roof red sheds hold tools for mending fences saddles and spurs, reins waiting for a rider like a horse out on the range. Dawn breaks once again…