Dennis Herrell has been writing poetry for forty years during his adult life as teacher, outside sales person, and, lately, antique dealer. He is like every poet in the world – always in training, and painfully aware of it. Enter his world to read some poems he has had published.
Come To Texas
where pricey angus cattle
wear gucci tags on their ears
and tiaras between their horns
and cowboys have now been outed
by analysts in suits who circle feedlots
riding mercedes suvs
and the cowboys sit on city curbs
with signs that say -
Will do rope tricks for food.
(3/30/11 – Pearl)