DESCRIPTION: "The great master has called From heaven above To take Kenny Madland, A cowboy we all loved." The poet recalls Madland's "fun-loving ways and quick little smiles," expects him to ride well in Heaven, and regards his death as "Heaven's own gain"
AUTHOR: Lois Green
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 ("Buckboard" magazine)
KEYWORDS: death cowboy recitation
1950 - Death of Kenny Madland when his horse fell on him
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 37, "Kenny Madland" (1 text)
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