The Cowboy Ball

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The Cowboy Ball
The Cowboy Ball

In the midst of Covid-19, one of the deepest psychosies' is loneliness. "Social distance," sliding take-out tacos under the door, being served pizza across the counter like a Frisbee, having to carry a measuring tape and whip it out like Marshall Dillon to confirm 6 feet every time some masked stranger comes your way...all to prevent civil discourse and staying friends. IT IS DEPRESSING. Those of you historians familiar with the pioneers who came west know they often found themselves in the lonely isolation that some of us are feeling today. Yet we RISE TO THE OCCASION, BRAVE AND INSPIRED TO MAKE THE BEST OF IT.

Blue lonesome is dang hard to handle Especially out where the road ends So any excuse for a party Is welcome, and bound to make friends. 

Once, a pilgrim seekin’ some solace Staked a claim a long way from town. 

He’d come from the itch of the city And in six months he’d settled down.



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