Boy, You Sure Got Your Due! (Toby's Poem)


They sent you off,
blew you away.
Said your music,
was too blasé.

But you kept on knocking,
on door after door.
Determined one day,
to head out on tour.

You had the gumption
and you sure had the grit,
to do what it takes,
to become a big hit.

As I've heard you say,
'Now they're cuttin' grass.'
Boy, you sure got your due,
now they can kiss your a$$!

You showed them all up
and proved them all wrong.
Cause now YOU top the charts,
with song after song!

Your words have meaning,
they touch all who hear.
Whether we laugh along,
or wipe a tear.

You've warmed this heart
and it sure feels good.
Cause you've become the star,
I always knew you would!

You write and sing from the soul
and keep your heart true.
You're a top country singer.
Boy, you sure got your due!

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Dedicated to one of my fav singers...Toby Keith!!

I wrote this for Toby Keith, back in 2003 and it can be seen in my Odes & Tributes folder here on Post Poems, dated from then. I thought I'd add it now to 'My Favorites' too. My heart is just broken over the death of Toby Keith. He will be never be replaced. He was...IS LEGEND. Rest In Heaven, Toby! I'll see you when I get there!  <3 :'( 

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He was and will always be a

He was and will always be a true inspiration and legend.