Spring 1990 • Vol. XII No. 2 |

Willie and the Water Pipe

Then you have done a braver thing     Than all the Worthies did.         JOHN DONNE Willie Dalton would of laughed if he'd been there for his own funeral 8 men carrying his box anyone could of carried him off like a floursack he never stood 5 foot tall in cowboy boots or weight a hundred pound a day in his life his own family sed they thought that Dr must of throwed out the baby and got the other part to breathe he's so runty he's a horse jockey didn't have much choice of it raced the tracks of summer broke 3 year olds ever spring at all the ranches around one time a man sed in front of him it wasn't ever no horse alive Willie Dalton couldn't ride and he sed that's a pile of crap any horse could of throwed him off on a day but he'd try and get back on it was some thrown him right back off again on his last but he made good money at it busted almost ever bone in his body and his privates one time or the other it was a 4th of July picnic we had

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