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Premium Member The Escape
"Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking,
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away."

I've often wondered what thoughts were going through his head
as he...

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Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Today In Billy the Kid History - April 28, 1881
"Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking,
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away."

I've often wondered what thoughts were going through his head
as he...

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Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Rhyme
Translation of 'The Story' by Kama Nasser
The Story
by Kamal Nasser
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

I will tell you a story ...
a story that lived in the dreams of my people,
a story that comes from the world of tents.
It is a story...

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Categories: deputy, arabic, betrayal, christian, conflict, courage, devotion, religion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Billy the Kid's Great Escape
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Sentenced to hang in the town of Lincoln,
Billy made his bold escape.
Both of his guards died from thinking
that a shackled young boy couldn't break away.
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I've often wondered what thoughts were going through his head
as he...

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Categories: deputy, history, horse, humorous, love, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Note - BOTH Audio and Text

It started with a phone call on that cold October night. The deputy from Dibbly, Billy Joe - was on the line.
Told me he was callin’ out the local “rescue squad” to help with finding...

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Categories: deputy, betrayal,
Form: Verse



Premium Member I Was Framed - BOTH Audio and Text
‘Twere me an’ Ol’ Dan, on a cold winter night - whilst ridin’ the streets o’ McGiven  
Who noticed a couple o’ fellas ride off from the house where the preacher was livin’!

Far as...

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Categories: deputy, betrayal,
Form: Narrative
Siege
                                Apa  ka,...

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Categories: deputy, war, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 14
6 miles up river Arikara are encountered,
they are a people of amenable disposition and are agrarians,
they chuckle with sympathy as we inform them of our grizzly confrontation
and they tell us that disease had forced them...

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Categories: deputy, adventure, , cute,
Form: Epic
A Great Ruler
You were an Afghan, Farid Khan by name,
A name less known to the world today.
You ran away from home,
Because your own step-mother plotted against you.
Now you were runaway-Khan!

You chose to be a knight-errant,
Soon became a...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member BAD On BAD Parts 1-2-3-4-now 5
1
We've been riding now, for days
On this dry and dusty plain
Headed to a land, that's never tasted rain
The posse has been thinning out
As men head back to town
So, that just leaves you and me
To track...

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Categories: deputy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jammin - spreading positive vibrations - Bob Marley tribute
Sun is shining as I sing my redemption song.
Hey lady, no woman no cry, lets spread one love.
Jammin', spreading positive vibrations so strong,
like three little birds easy skanking with a dove.

Hey lady, no woman no...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member The Bodie Lynchings


Five strangers rode into Bodie, a small gold mining town
They didn't look at anybody and kept their heads down
At the Citizens bank they halted, it had been a long ride
Four then entered the bank and...

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Categories: deputy, america, death, horse, judgement, violence,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 5
The delegation arrives in a procession of handsome, barbaric lineage
rugged in animal accoutrements and subdued in the presence of the future's skin,
the women, fine in wild beauty are bejeweled in beads, white and blues
that accent...

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Categories: deputy, history,
Form: Epic
The Little Angel
Quenching my thirst
from the river that would flood
I walked inside the green lush
that was still untouched

loner as i was,vagabond they named
devoured whatever i could,my everyday game
marooned and castaway
stealing and scrapping kept the hunger at bay

I...

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Categories: deputy, birth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Case of Mistaken Identity
Considering the stories I’ve heard of the past - ‘bout the often wild ways of the west -
The best I remember’s the one where a mob laid an innocent feller to rest.

Into the town rode...

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Categories: deputy, murder,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jan And The Sheriff - Collaboration
 The new sheriff of Poetry Soup
 Rode into town on a horse named Snoop
 Jan was on his wanted list
 And the gang she did enlist
 In writing lim'ricks about poop
   He...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, fun, poetry,
Form: Limerick
Howling at the Moon

Black market product truckload ... 
illegal cargo of tax-free merchandise,
and plenty boxed liquor of trouble
Leather clad tattooed dirty violet blonde
riding shotgun,
with a Rambo knife hugging her thigh
In the cab backseat
sit two mountain men beastie boys
strapped...

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Categories: deputy, allusion, dark, death, violence,
Form: Ode
Showdown at Heller Ranch
Don Heller owned an impressive spread,
Not that far from Lindholme town,
Below the tall peaks of Idaho,
Down the road from Ed McGowan.

Ed McGowan owned half the ville,
And had two-dozen hanger-son.
Ike Raeburn owned the other half,
But had...

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Categories: deputy, adventure, confusion, hero, smart, success, violence,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member TOMBSTONE
Whistle does the lone desert winds, flowing downwards from
Boot hill cemetery, in icy chilling breeze full of echoing voices,
From the past, begging for redemptions last chance of salvation.
Roll does the crimson tumbleweed, towards the ghost...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Rangitoto College Reunion
Hearken back to the old rule nazis how
  Deputy Fuhrer Hart led assembly -
with his bell, megaphone and monobrow
  it was more like a Hitler Youth Rally!
And Commandant Lomas, old Purple Haze,
 ...

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© I Am Skeet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: deputy, school,
Form: Rhyme
The Ballad of Bradford's Pride
Down in old El Casa Rio was a sheriff feared by all. 
People swore an oath that he was seven feet tall.
One morning in the heat of 1863 on an August day, 
rode three bad...

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Categories: deputy, character, confidence, courage, pride, tribute,
Form: Ballad
Blue hearts
1 man 
all by himself no one understands 
The government even determine when he can see his kid
Now he got a bunch of stuff running through his head
Streets getting wild 
Never knew he wasn’t my...

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Categories: deputy, abuse, anger, anxiety, beautiful, england, loneliness, student,
Form: Rhyme
May Nine Nineteen Eighty
May nine nineteen eighty was great, 
Being the day of his calling; 
Brother Eduardo Manalo
Had received the noblest blessing.

The day of his ordination
Signaled his rise in his duty; 
His exceptional performance
Was seen inside the ministry.

He...

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Categories: deputy, anniversary,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member 11. BTK Coming Attractions Part 3
Continued From:
10. BTK Coming Attractions Part 2
http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=195844

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BILLY the Kid's Great Escape.  
 
"Word has it you said that if we ever met again you'd kill me on the spot. 
Well here I am...

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Categories: deputy, cowboy-western, historylove, me,
Form: Rhyme
Learning my footsteps
I want to walk without looking over my shoulder.
I want to eat without looking over my shoulder.
I want to drive without looking over my shoulder.
For, when I look over my shoulder.
My first reflection is the...

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Categories: deputy, history, society, wisdom,
Form: Free verse