Clue #5. Sunday, September 4th, 2022.
Bab-y woke to a cock-a-doodle-do from a dream of blue oasis.
She had no shoes as all were thrown, one far out past the bases.
The gang was gone and she was left in woods behind the pickets.
She ate the grass, it went real fast, then moved to yellow thickets.
Clue #4. Saturday, September 3rd, 2022.
As night approached, while making camp, Jesse saw the lights.
He just turned older, feeling bolder, proclaimed that there were 5.
Jesse’s horse, his little baby, threw her shoes while kickin’
Some landed near, some landed far, one landed in the thicket.
Clue #3. Friday, September 2nd, 2022.
Bob was bad, the wounds they had, needed medical attention.
The raid went south, detoured their mounts, then made them change direction.
A dismal chase, full of disgrace, mosquitos by the millions.
They’d tell the tale, on every trail, that they were good civilians.
Clue #2. Thursday, September 1st, 2022.
The outlaws left, but not before, watering their nags.
These men had been all shot to hell, when circling the bank.
The brothers found a place to hide, a cabin in the forest.
A place well kept, perfectly swept, some respite for the sorest.
Clue #1. Wednesday, August 31st, 2022.
The posse of five had ridden far, in search of Jesse’s crew.
They stopped to have a drink or two, they couldn’t find the shoe.
Then suddenly the gang appeared, but their rifles in the carriage.
This would be a slip, a tricky blip, a blunder hard to manage.
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