Billy the Kid

Posted: December 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

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He was an elemental man
with ice water in his veins
fire in his stomach
wind blowing through
his ears and earth under his nails.
He never fit anywhere, felt at home
till finally between satin sheets
they laid him to rest.



  1. So many element.. I wonder if he was not just soil in the end… Love the idea and well executed (!)


  2. An elemental ode! Great!


  3. I love how you personified the elements in this character, Debi! Imaginative…thank you!! 🙂

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  4. Well this is a very cool way to incorporate all the elements. Intriguing to think we comprise them all ourselves, we dont often stop to realize this.

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    • Jim says:

      This was pleasant to read, Debi. I felt sorry for him.
      He really was an elemental man, complete with dirt under his nails. A grease monkey? Too bad he waited sooo long for those satin sheets. Much better when alive, even if not with people. Of course, well, …

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  5. what a refreshing and unique take on the elements!! Creative


  6. Fae says:

    I really like this.

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  7. Candy says:

    oh yes, this is super


  8. ManicDdaily says:

    a very sweet poem–thanks. k.


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