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Welcome to my personal blog. It’s contents are eclectic and devoted to personal notes and feelings. Please enjoy it.

The term "Poet Lariat" was first used by Mark Twain in his book Innocents Abroad.
When Badger Clark was appointed the first Poet Laureate of South Dakota, he sent the Governor a thank you signed "Your Poet Lariat."
For his rope twirling acts, Will Rogers called himself the Poet Lariat.
Real cowboy poetry has consistent meter (as in the traditional ballad) and true rhymes (as love/dove). -- Clark Crouch
To call a free form poem a Cowboy Poem is like calling a quatrain a Sonnet! -- Clark Crouch