Aug
18

Deer Hunting Time by Lorraine Pratt (Randy Rowley’s grandmother)

By

When the male folk get together

And polish up their guns; When they’re buying bright red clothing

And plannin’ on some fun.

You know there’s something brewin,

And they needn’t tell us why, –

Deer huntin’ time is here again –

You can see it in their eye.

You have to get the fever;

It is catching, so they say,

And when you do, – it’s just no use, –

You’re doomed to stay that way.

You may think it is an easy task

To get yourself a “buck,”

But though you’re a perfect marksman, You just have to trust to luck.

They know each favorite “run-way,”

And follow every track

While they become so worn and weary,

They hardly can get back.

Some of the fellows make a “drive”

To get the deer to runnin’

While another “stands” alone and waits

Till he sees a buck a comin’ .

And though they miss a “perfect shot”

When a “buck” comes into view,

They’ll never get discouraged,

Though it makes them “pretty blue.”

When at last the season closes,

Even though they get no “buck,”

They all agree it’s the grandest sport,

And next year better luck.

Adams, Wisconsin.  November 1947

Categories : Facebook

Comments are closed.

Today’s Devotionals and Blogs

Kent Crockett’s blog – www.kentcrockett.blogspot.com

Mark Dillow’s blog – http://noclearline.blogspot.com/

NOAA Weather

Austin, Texas

Last Updated on Jun 5 2022, 10:53 pm CDT

Current Conditions: Partly Cloudy

NOAA Icon

Temp: 82°F

Wind: SE at 12mph

Humidity: 63%

Heat Index: 85°F

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Bible Verse of the Day

Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance.

Calendar

 June 2022
SMTWTFS
2930311234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293012