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Phillip Coffey: Never challenge a Sharp Shooter

By Phillip Coffey

Squirrel hunting first time with my Daddy
Shouldering a single shot “Stevens” .22 weapon
About to brandish my shooting skills to my Pappy
Quality time with Dad, never regretting

Way up in a Hickory tree there sits a critter
Me firing away, ‘surely gravity’s been revoked’
Dad taking weapon, small beast landing like a ‘flitter’
Be advised my sons, never challenge a ‘sharp shooter‘

(Written around thoughts of the upcoming November 11, 2020 Veterans Day as a tribute to my Dad, an infantryman in WWII.)

This story was posted on 2020-11-05 19:11:27
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