"One other thing--he also wasn't Oliver Partridge 'Brushy Bill' Roberts. If you look at the one absolutely authentic photo of the Kid, you'll note he had jug-handle ears--but they're both the same size! Brushy…"
"I agree with Charley and Anthony, the kid wasn't the innocent sweet as pie in the wrong place at the wrong time, like most seem to believe, and I took no offense to the poem or to anybody who thinks the kid may have not been the worst character…"
I enjoyed the poem and the horse.There is a cult of Billy worshippers out there that get more than a bit silly at times.My opinion of Billy-he was a maladjusted little punk with few redeeming qualities.If the dime…"
"You didn't offend me. In fact I have a little stray, long hair black and white male cat that is a scrapper and I named him Billy the Kid. The mail man gets a kick out of delivering mail to my house from the vet addressed to Billy the Kid.
"C.F. Hope no one was offended by my commentary? I don't think I really got too Historical in my poem. A Western Steakhouse enjoyed my poem and picture, they bought it for their Western Wall. They made me sign it too.…"
"Henry McCarty AKA William H. Bonney AKA Billy the Kid has to be the most over-rated character in the history of the American West. He began as a petty thief. He killed MAYBE as many as 8 people, but only 1 face to face--& he'd tampered with…"
I wanted to add a bit to the Billy the Kid comments with one of my own. My sister wanted to know why I was suddenly writing about "the Kid" See my comment below. "Don, what made you think of billy the kid?""Sis, To be honest with you, we all have an enemy or two that we would like to see buried at Boot Hill or somewhere. There…See More