Fair at Batesland, The

DESCRIPTION: The poet wanders into town on the day of the Batestown Fair. He signs up for the bronc-riding contest, drinking a bit while he waits. The poet drawn "an old brown mule," and gets thrown. Abused by the crown, gets "a job a-herdin' sheep"
AUTHOR: Raymond Runnels
EARLIEST DATE: 1968
KEYWORDS: cowboy horse recitation
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 76, "The Fair at Batesland" (1 text)
File: Ohr076

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