Re: The Dutch Oven
- Thanks for sharing that Bob! Ronda
--- In email@example.com, "Bob Zukowski" wrote:
> The Dutch Oven
> You mind that old oven so greasy and black,
> That we hauled in a wagon or put in a pack.
> The biscuits she baked wasn't bad by no means,
> And she had the world cheated fer cookin' up beans.
> If the oven was there you could always git by,
> You could bake, you could boil, you could stew, you could fry.
> When the fire was built she was throwed in to heat
> While they peeled the potaters and cut down the meat.
> Then the cook put some fire down into a hole.
> Next, he set in the oven and put on some coals.
> I allus remember the way the cook did
> When he took the old "Goncho" and lifted the lid.
> He really was graceful at doin' the trick.
> The old greasy sackers they just used a stick.
> Boy Howdy! We all made a gen'l attack.
> If the hoss with the dutch oven scattered his pack.
> You mind how you lifted your hoss to a lope
> And built a long loop in the end of your rope.
> You bet them old waddies knowed what to expect.
> No biscuits no more if that oven got wrecked.
> We didn't know much about prayin' or lovin'
> But I reckon we worshipped that greasy old oven.
> And the old cowboy smiles when his memory drifts back
> To the oven that rode in the wagon or pack.
> by Bruce Kiskasddon