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A Country Boy's Dream

Updated on September 10, 2015
Bonnie Lou: A Country Boy's Dream
Bonnie Lou: A Country Boy's Dream

Country Girl's Dream

Bonnie Lou appeared in many Country Boy’s

Dreams,

She was a dream-walking in her tight jeans.


An hourglass shape,

That made the guys go ape.


Her brown hair shimmered with blond

highlights,

Her sweet smile blew their minds out of sight.


No fancy lace was on her anyplace,

Just pure beauty on her face.


Her cupid lips were painted by Nature’s

pink brush,

The fullness of them made the guys all blush.


Her favorite drink was her Mom’s sweet tea,

Make from the sunshine in a jar---she hung

from a tree.


No guy was brave enough to face her Dad,

His biceps were so enormous---one of them

could hurt a Lad.


Her eyes shined and sparkled the color of

many seas,

When she looks at a guy---he almost fell

to his knees.


One day she saw a boy named William

from the city at her Church,

The only time in her life---her heart gave

a lurch.


His black hair shined with blue lights,

His eyes were dark and fierce as torrid

stormy nights.



When their eyes met,

It was anyone’s bet.


If her Dad would knock him out,

But her Dad spoke softly to him---not

pondering a shout.


They were seen riding in the moonlight,

Their horse’s side-by-side---their prancing

was a sight.


Everyone said he loved the ground she

danced on,

But would he marry---it was not written in stone.


He had wondering eyes searching out others,

He never counted on the scorn of her brothers.


Brother Joe Don found him kissing Mary Sue,

Joe Don knocked him about until he was black

and blue.


William went back to his big city in the middle

of the night,

What Joe Don did to his face was a terrible sight.


Her Dad told Bonnie Lou---the guy was not a

country boy,

He had to return to the city which was his joy.


She cried for a day,

Then a right country boy came her way.


So years later she had a Bonnie Lou of

her own by her side,

With all the love she now had---made life

a joyful ride.


Her Dad smiles every time his grandchild

climbs in his lap,

He sometimes thinks of the city boy who

was a sap.


But Bonnie Lou does not remember him

---never,

She has her handsome country guy who

is so clever.


Rodeo Cowboy Riding a Bull
Rodeo Cowboy Riding a Bull

The Rodeo Cowboy

Tall and handsome:

His tone body complimented his tight stonewashed

jeans,

He rode bulls, roped calves and beat the timer to be

a man of means.


His blond hair was the color of whipped honey,

Females young and old wanted him---not his money.


His baby blue eyes sparkled when the rodeo started,

His long legs wrapped around the meanest bull—to

hold on and never parted.


Women stood and holler as he shot out the stall,

Some failed and did fall.


The Rodeo Cowboy won every time,

He was in his prime.

T

he crowd roared and women threw their panties

into the arena,

All, but a girl named Gina.


She was a beautiful petite girl with jade color

eyes with dimples and---long black hair down t

o her waist,

Her perfect figure and full lips---made many a

cowboy lose his pace.


Gina walked to the concession stand just as the

cowboy started to throw his rope,

His eyes went astray to watch the beauty walk---

it was only a second---he had no hope.

His rope missed and the crowd looked shocked

---not a sound was heard,


Gina walked back to her seat—a tall cowboy stood

in her way---

and when she looked up into his eyes—his heart stirred.

Gina and the cowboy just stared into each other’s eyes,

Then he left her standing there---the crowd gave them

encouraging cries.


Don’t leave her standing there they screamed,

Gina thought is this a nightmare or something I dreamed?


The cowboy rode his horse into the stands---and swooped

her up with one hand,

Gina’s long black hair glistened in the afternoon sun as

they rode away---he cradled her in his arms---the crowd

roared thinking it was grand.


The cowboy rode away with Gina---his rodeo days were over,

He and Gina lived in clover.

The only roping done---when their daughter roped her brothers,

Life together with their family was like no others.

When blue eyes look into jade eyes,

What happens is no surprise.

The ambiance of their love---is still felt in the woods and

hills of their ranch,

When on a full-moon their great-grandchildren swear they

see them dance under the same branch.

Every Valentine’s Day flowers are placed on their graves

because that was their wedding day,

Their descendant prayed for their souls and danced the night

away.

PurvisBobbi44 is the sole author of this article and if copied anywhere else on the Internet or printed in magazines or books it was taken without written consent and is strictly prohibited.

© 2012 PurvisBobbi44

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    5 years ago from Florida

    Hi Chuck RitenouR,

    Thanks for the visit and comment. Have a great weekend.

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Chuck RitenouR 

    5 years ago from Front Royal, Virginia

    Very nicely done.....it had me thinking of a few dream walkers I met while playing and living in Tallahassee back in the 80s....

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Thank you LaThing for the visit and kind comment. I appreciate it.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    LaThing 

    6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

    Your poem is clever, LOL, and very beautiful story! Enjoyed the read.... Voting up ....

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi,

    Tammy,

    Thanks for your visit and comment. I am so happy that you are writing poems.

    My visiting Hubbers is mostly late at night and sometimes I am so tired by then I do not stay on long. I am sure I have missed a lot, but I was happy to read your poem.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Tammy 

    6 years ago from North Carolina

    With the granddaughter, you set up part two of this story! Wonderful poem full of character! Enjoyable read!

  • PurvisBobbi44 profile imageAUTHOR

    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi Ruchira,

    It is so nice to see you, and thank you for your visit and kind comment. Your have a great week.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Ruchira 

    6 years ago from United States

    Great read, Purvis.

    This was beautiful. I am always in awe of country and their people.

    many votes!!

  • PurvisBobbi44 profile imageAUTHOR

    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi ChristyWrites,

    It is so nice to see and hear from you again---and I appreciate the visit and comment.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Christy Birmingham 

    6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

    What a nice poem, and like the ending!

  • PurvisBobbi44 profile imageAUTHOR

    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Thank you WillStarr,

    I appreciate your visit and comment. Have you written another story yet? I cannot wait.

    Your have a great weekend---it is near. And enjoy some R&R with your love ones.

    Your Hub Friend,

    BobbiPurvis

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    WillStarr 

    6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

    I love the way you find just the right word to both rhyme and give us a chuckle at the same time.

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi,

    It is so good to see your sweet face, and thank you for the visit and the comment. I am happy you liked it.

    Have a great weekend---it will be here soon, and enjoy your loe ones.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Paula 

    6 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Bobbi....I am slowly beginning to learn how to appreciate Poetry and understand more and more about all the different styles and forms. Wonderful talent like yours is so helpful to me.

    This is beautiful...so creative and sweet. Ahhhhh, LOVE!

    Very enjoyable, Bobbi,. UP ++

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi Suzie HQ,

    I am always happy to see your smiling face, and thank you for the visit and comment.

    You have a great week.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Suzanne Ridgeway 

    6 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

    Hi Bobbi, What a lovely story you tell! I love your imaginative use of words

    "Her cupid lips were painted by Nature’s pink brush," - love this!

    Much Congrats on another super piece of creative writing, keep up the inspirational work Bobbi! Mega votes and sharing on !

  • PurvisBobbi44 profile imageAUTHOR

    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi American View,

    What a great name, and thank you for the visit and comment. As writers we can make our endings happy---isn't that part of the joy of writing---happy endings.

    Thanks,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    American View 

    6 years ago from Plano, Texas

    I always love reading happy endings. Great story

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Lord,

    Thank you so much for your visit and comment. When I see your blue profile I smile because I know I have a visit from a friend, and I appreciate it. It is like living in the country and walking to the mailbox to get good news.

    You take care,

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Joseph De Cross 

    6 years ago from New York

    Hearts swaying with a romantic tale from Bonnie Lou and the country boy that gave her a new life. Your style take us back to those days... even before the Dukes of Hazzards and Bonanza. Down the appalachian hills from down south. "I'll be looking for ya" like grandma used to say..! Great story from our beloved Bobbi!

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Mhatter99,

    Thanks for your visit and comment. You have a great rest of the week.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Martin Kloess 

    6 years ago from San Francisco

    you got me on this one. I was not expecting Bonnie Lou. from there the res was easy. good work. thanks.

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    cleaner3,

    Hi, and thanks for the visit. Join my Facebook it is under Barbara Purvis and there are so many great writers there---I know you will enjoy meeting and talking about what is on your mind.

    Your Hub Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    cleaner3 

    6 years ago

    another great poem with a true country story.

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Hi,

    I am so happy to hear from you, and hope your life is wonderful for you and yours. A country boy is A+ on my list.

    Thank you for reading and for you comment.

    Thanks again,

    Your Friend,

    Bobbi Purvis

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    Richard Ricky Hale 

    6 years ago from West Virginia

    I guess I can qualify for being a country boy? Being that I am from West Virginia. Or is it redneck? People say much worse:) Ahh, Bonnie Lou:) You can't go wrong with Bonnie. Beauty and talent. Voting this up and awesome Bobbi! Hope all is well.

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Curiad,

    It is so nice for you to visit---you are one of my most valuable supporters---and I appreciate you very much.

    I love happy ending---we can always write the ending like we want it to be.

    Your Hub Friend,

    BobbiPurvis

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    Mark G Weller 

    6 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

    Bobbi, I love the ending. Happy endings are great!

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    Thank you Dexter,

    And I am so happy to see you and now we can enjoy reading each others hubs.

    Thank you for your visit and comment.

    Your Hub Friend,

    BobbiPurvis

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    PurvisBobbi44 

    6 years ago from Florida

    billybuc,

    I am always so honored when you visit me---you are so busy until I am surprised and happy to see you every time.

    Thank you and have a great rest of the week.

    Your Friend,

    BobbiPurvis

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    Dexter Yarbrough 

    6 years ago from United States

    Very beautiful! This was really enjoyable to read and the videos are nice. Voted up!

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    Bill Holland 

    6 years ago from Olympia, WA

    Great story! You are such a romantic! I love happy endings and this one was fantastic!

    your friend,

    bill

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