Saturday, January 16, 2010

The warmth of a horse

When your day

seems out of balance

And so many things go wrong...

When people fight around you

And the clock drags on so long...

When most folks act like children,

And fill you with remorse,

Go out into your pasture...

Wrap your arms around your horse.

His gentle breath enfolds you,

As he watches with those eyes

He may not have a PhD,

But he is, oh, so wise!

His head rests on your shoulder...

You embrace him good and tight;

He puts your world in balance,

And makes it seem all right.

Your tears will soon stop flowing,

The tension will be eased.

The nonsense has been lifted,

You are quiet and at peace.

So when you need some balance

From the stresses in your day...

The best therapy you can seek...

Is out there eating hay!

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