People of the West

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“People of the West: A Classic Western” by Dave McGowan and Pale Horse Publishing

A collection of short stories (along with some back-ground) and a few poems are now available on Amazon.com

1793  Marker of Stone                                             8

1867  Lucky          , 1888         Into the Mountains, 1914 Stealing Janet's Cattle,

1936  A Voice From Beyond,

Just Feeling Good, The Reason for the Season, An Old Rancher's Christmas                  

1940  Deacon ,              

Native Sons in World War I, Inclusion, Education

1942  Invasion     

The Road That Couldn't Be Done, Hiking Mountain Ranges  

1963  Sure, I can do that!         , 1966 Blizzard!

Knowing What Matters, A Real Man          

The first story takes place in 1793 and the last in 1966

Kindle - $0.98. Print soft cover $8.55

About the Author

Author Name : Dave McGowan

     Dave McGowan has been a cowboy, forest fire fighter, heavy equipment operator, farmhand, gardener, road musician and businessman. He now writes and works as a commercial driver in Northern British Columbia.

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Countless things put together make us who we are

Perhaps what we’ve learned or things seen near and far

True or false learned from numerous varied sources

Or perhaps something seen travelling many courses

 

It has been my great pleasure to see some special lands

Majestic mountain vistas, Alberta’s haunting badlands

The vastness of the prairie with horizon never reached

The power of the ocean from a shell strewn beach

 

I’ve crossed giant rivers, walked beside the babbling brook

Seen the best and worst of nature seldom pictured in a book

The crags of mountain passes, topped by winter’s sparkling load

Miles and miles of wheat the sun and rain has turned to gold.

 

Acres and acres of deep green peas, topped by the pink of bloom.

Offset in midst of summer with bright yellow canola bloom

A patch-work quilt from nature and the work of many hands

Laid out in squares and diamonds across a great productive land.

 

The history of Bedford Basin, Louisbourg, Queenston Heights

Twenty four hours of daylight, mysterious northern lights

Beaver pelts to England to make all kinds of hats

And each spring the best of sugar boiled from Maple sap.

 

A strong beautiful stallion, head high, nostrils flared,

Eyes full of fire and danger as he guards his heard of mares

Several hundred cattle grazing the luscious grass

Or bedded in the shade to let the hot day pass.

 

Hundreds of pictures we catalogue as we go passing by

Let the good ones erase the bad, or at least let them try

Some of it we saw and some of it we learned.

Some good and some bad but somehow always earned.

 

There’s always strife and woe, you don’t need to hunt it up

Forget it, let it lay. You know there’s the rub

You may hate this or that but it’s all part of the way

You became who you are; what you are today.

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