I was sitting on my front porch one hot summer day
My head hung low. Things were not going my way.
My money’s almost gone, I thought with great alarm
If hog prices do not turn around I’ll have to sell the farm.
With just my dog at my side, I prayed long and hard,
When a long black car pulled up to my yard,
An Asian businessman emerged, “What do I do now?”
I stood up to greet him and the dog said, “Bow.”
I followed Rover’s orders and the man was soon my friend,
He wanted locally grown pork and would offer many yen.
Money was no object, he’d pay handsomely —
Most any problem can be solved by God, the dog and me.
My wife was hoppin’ mad one day and I did not know why,
She’d left in a huff without even saying goodbye.
I couldn’t think of anything that I’d have done to make her mad,
So it must have been what I hadn’t done that had been so bad.… Continue readingRead More »