A Border Affair

public domain

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.

Read more… close
0:00 / ???
  1. 1
    0:00 / 5:32