He Never Misses

"He Never Misses" is the second song of Libby Larsen's song cycle Songs from Letters. The cycle sets letters from Calamity Jane to her daugher Jane.

Date: 1989Composer: Libby LarsenText: Calamity JaneSong Collection: Songs From Letters

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He Never Misses (1880)
Letter From Calamity Jane to her daughter Jane

I met your father ‘Wild Bill Hickok’ near Abilene.
A bunch of outlaws were planning to kill him.
I crawled through the brush to warn him.

Bill killed them all.
I’ll never forget…
Blood running down his face
while he used two guns.
He never aimed and he was never known to miss.

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