Relics of the West Blog Archive on February 18, 2010, 14:36

by SB, age 13

There once was a time when the hardiest horses roamed the wild plains.

They were abundant,

Not under human control.

This legendary beast had lived peacefully with the Indians,

But then the day came when the white man ruled.

They turned their cattle loose upon the horses’ lands.

The wild horses began to starve,

And the white man helped it do so.

Some hated them for keeping food away from their herds.

They were afraid of them;

They had such a strong will to survive and live.

Shots were

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