[Poem of Legends]

One of 1,686 poems in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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The poem mentions stabbing or shooting someone's wife, the husband feeling justified in his actions. The husband is charged with the crime and says the he did it, but he did not exaggerate it. On the other side, it talks of a legend and how it affects the people there. He talks of spurs. On October 12, a tree fell down and they tried to move it. He mentions a year ago on the 12th he was going through Memphis.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. uuuu-10-09.

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The poem mentions stabbing or shooting someone's wife, the husband feeling justified in his actions. The husband is charged with the crime and says the he did it, but he did not exaggerate it. On the other side, it talks of a legend and how it affects the people there. He talks of spurs. On October 12, a tree fell down and they tried to move it. He mentions a year ago on the 12th he was going through Memphis.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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  • uuuu-10-09

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  • Jan. 17, 2012, 9:19 a.m.

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  • March 29, 2017, 11:24 p.m.

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[Poem of Legends], poem, uuuu-10-09; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth198989/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.