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    Big Tex

    by David Knape

    Big Tex
    was his given name
    he rode the fair
    to statewide fame

    When his wires got crossed
    went up in flames
    burnt to a crisp
    then down he came

    Now all of Big Tex
    is contained
    in a paper sack
    a cryin' shame

    But Big Tex
    in our heart remains
    a legend in Texas'
    hall of fame.



    © d.knape
    October 23, 2012

    Big Tex
    Big Tex was born in Kerens. Photo Courtesy Webmaster, www.kerens.com
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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    - Cartoon by Roger T. Moore
    Kerens, Texas
    - Birthplace of Big Tex

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