A Border Affair
This one began as a cowboy poem written in 1915 by Charles Badger Clark, Jr., "poet lariat" of South Dakota. It tells a story of loss across geographical and racial divides. I've never heard anyone else sing the whole poem, and the racial element is always left out, but I thought it was important and added to the poignancy of the story.
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