About Mike Francis
It's been a long hard day in the saddle
I'm really tired of fighting with cattle
My hands are all blistered
My leg is injured
My tail bone is raw
My feet need to thaw
My stomach is empty
My eyelids are droopy
I'm tired of the rain
And being in pain
I'm really beat
I need something to eat
With a few hours of shuteye
And if I don't die
I'll get up like most cowmen
and do it all over again
© 2011, Mike Francis
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About Mike Francis:
Mike Francis grew up in and still lives in what used to be a small farming town on Mobile Bay, Daphne, Alabama.
Mike grew up riding horses and doing farm labor in the summers. Mike still rides every chance he gets! He spends most of his free time riding horses and fishing with his four grandsons.
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