Saturday, July 11, 2015

Stephen Robert Claire

Stephen Robert Claire

Dirty, messed-up trouser pair;
His name was Stephen Robert Claire.
With dark brown, wavy hair,
He had an old chestnut mustang mare.

Stephen Robert Claire did ride
On the back, near mustang's hide.
Stern-faced, English-capped, always tried,
And told the truth till the day he died.

He was the fastest rider nearby,
He rode in the lowlands and the high.
Stephen Robert Claire rode without a lie;
Well-dressed but never wore a tie.

Across the fields, he brought the cattle;
He never lost in the cow-horse battle:
Watch chain did jingle, and spurs did rattle.
This was Stephen Robert Claire in his Saddle.


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