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When Badger Clark was appointed the first Poet Laureate of South Dakota, he sent the Governor a thank you signed "Your Poet Lariat."
Cowboy poetry captures the rhythm of horses hooves on the trail. -- Attributed: Badger Clark
The term "Poet Lariat" was first used by Mark Twain in his book Innocents Abroad.
Real cowboy poetry has consistent meter (as in the traditional ballad) and true rhymes (as love/dove). -- Clark Crouch
For his rope twirling acts, Will Rogers called himself the Poet Lariat.