TEXAS STARS SHINE BRIGHTEST
TEXAS STARS SHINE BRIGHTEST–I'M PROUD TO BE A NATIVE TEXAN
I'm proud to be called a Texan
After all–its full of bright stars;
Not just the ones that shine at night
But Stars who drive big LIMO cars!
RANGER'S Baseball owner Nolan Ryan
Is from the small town of ALVIN true—
Swashbuckling movie Star Dennis Quaid–
—-Hails from Houston, Texas too.
TV's DALLAS Star Larry Hagman
The infamous JR of South Fork fame;
Comes from huge Cowtown–FT.WORTH
–(Yes, that's how this game is played.)
Even some of our great PRESIDENTS
Lyndon Johnson one native by name;
Hailed from Johnson City area—
(A Austin lawyer who's time came)
George and Laura Bush from Dallas
(His Dad from Houston Oiltown too)
Don't forget comic Steve Martin from WACO
Mike McConneghey and Sandra Bullock too.
Funny Carol Burnett's from SAN ANTONIO
(Actress Jaye Mansfield was from S.A. too)
Wise old John Nance Garner our 32nd VP
–Born in our great Hill Country view.
Singer Dale Evans of Roy Rogers fame
Came from UVALDE, Texas anew–
STAR TREK actor Gene Riddenberry
And Judge Sandra Day O'Conner too.
So you see our shining Texas Stars
Shine brightly both day and night–
So God please bountifully Bless America
And keep TEXAS future shining bright!
2012 by Douglas Raymond Rose
Member Academy of American Poets