Cowboy Study in Canary Yellow

Yellow boots
Yellow pants
Yellow shirt
Yellow hat
Bolo tie

White mustache and goatee
Beautiful young woman
on each arm

Only in France
In Paris

— Inspired by a photo that my sister-in-law took in Paris while she and my brother were strolling near the Ecole Militaire in Paris. Poem written on 8/7/2001


About gwpj

Originally from Seattle, I now live in Sapporo, Japan, where I write, explore this city, read widely, and ask questions about things that i see as important. I'm also an author, with three novels published ("The Old Man and The Monkey", "Grandfather and The Raven", and "Bear: a story about a boy and his unusual dog"). For more information about my writing, drop by my website, at
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