The Outlaw . a poem by Alice B. Clagett

Written on 22 February 2018; published on 22 April 2018
Added poem to: Tiny Anthologies: Wild West Poems

  • THE OUTLAW, A Poem by Alice B. Clagett, Soundtrack and Words

Dear Ones,

Here is a poem I wrote early this year. You have to speak it out loud to grok it properly, I feel …

THE OUTLAW
A Poem by Alice B. Clagett
Soundtrack and Words
22 February 2018

 

My gut,
he would tout,
Is loaded
wit’ lead

That I can’t
be without

Why not?
They’d blurt out

And then
he would shout:

I’d rather be blud-
geoned than
take out that slug
and then wince
to the pinch
of a lynch mob’s
cinch

……………

–from Link: “The Outlaw,” a poem by Alice B. Clagett, written on 22 February 2018; published on 22 April 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-8z0 ..

Alice B. Clagett


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