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Willie Blues

Willie’s boys are running scared Wondering how their lives been spared Don’t want to end up dead and chilly So they squeal on Little Willie Poor Willie’s now a jailed felon Pissed at all his boys for tellin’ Details about brother Dave Buried in a shallow grave Willie said he didn’t do it Knew no grave or what’s into it But the weapon when they had found it Had Little Willie’s prints around it Willie sits now on death row Waiting for the final show For Willie had no alibi The jury said this boy must fry I guess we can now end this tale With Willie lying there in jail No need to write the final verse With Willie in a long black hearse for Miranda lambert's contest - Behind Bar Blues 2nd place finish 5/26/11 I always liked the Little Willie poems of my youth and the picture in the contest made me think that a "Little Willie" poem style would fit and probably has not been done by a lot of the current poets.

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Date: 6/21/2011 10:57:00 AM
Many congratulations Mike on your win in Miranda's contest with this fine poem :)
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Date: 6/21/2011 9:54:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Randa's "Behind Bars Blues" contest Mike. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/18/2011 11:26:00 AM
Knew this would fare well. Congrats on your placement. Joe
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Date: 6/18/2011 10:16:00 AM
Congrats Mike on your great win in the contest with this super write luv..enjoy..
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Date: 6/18/2011 10:14:00 AM
I had not heard of the Littile Willie style but you used it to perfection. Congratualtions on your 2nd place. Great work. Love, Joyce
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Date: 6/18/2011 10:10:00 AM
My congratulations on the second place win in the contest, mike
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Date: 5/28/2011 8:44:00 AM
Great write - as usual - mike. Good luck in the contest. Joe
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Date: 5/26/2011 6:09:00 PM
Wonderful entry to the contest , mike
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Date: 5/26/2011 12:22:00 PM
really good entry for the contest, enjoyed this piece a lot, best of luck in the contest........ Francine
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