Texan ladies love a good pair of cowboy boots, even if they’ve never seen a horse. That was the inspiration for Typewriter Rodeo’s Jodi Egerton as she wrote this week’s poem.

City Girls in Cowboy Boots 

In the unlikely event

That of a rampaging herd of cattle

Gets loose on Congress Avenue

During the heart of the lunch rush

 

I am ready.

To rustle and wrangle

To roll and rope

To pounce on my fleeing calves

And send them back to the ranch

With enough time left for a taco

And a kombucha

 

It may not look like I need to be wearing

These cowboy boots

for work

 

But that’s just because I haven’t yet

Gotten the chance

to ride

Produced by Laura Rice.

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